hasten to add/say/explain (etc.)

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Definition of hasten to add/say/explain (etc.)

: to immediately say something in order to prevent confusion or misunderstanding The company announced that the initial tests look promising, but they hastened to add that there is still much more testing to be done. Let me hasten to point out that these changes will not affect our existing clients.

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“Hasten to add/say/explain (etc.).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hasten%20to%20add%2Fsay%2Fexplain%20%28etc.%29. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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