apace

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adverb \ə-ˈpās\

Definition of apace

  1. 1 :  at a quick pace :  swiftly growing apace

  2. 2 :  abreast —used with of or with trying to keep apace with changes in technology

Examples of apace in a Sentence

  1. Development on the project continued apace.

  2. the end of another year is hastening apace

Origin and Etymology of apace

Middle English, probably from Middle French à pas on step




APACE Defined for English Language Learners

apace

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adverb

Definition of apace for English Language Learners

  • : at a fast speed or pace



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