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at speed

Definition of at speed

chiefly British

  1. :  very quickly :  at a fast speed <He ran at speed out of the room.>



Word by Word Definitions

speedplay
  1. :  prosperity in an undertaking :  success

    :  the act or state of moving swiftly :  swiftness

    : :  rate of motion: as

  1. :  to prosper in an undertaking

    :  get along, fare

    :  to make haste


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