pronto

adverb
pron·​to | \ ˈprän-ˌtō How to pronounce pronto (audio) \

Definition of pronto

: without delay

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Examples of pronto in a Sentence

if they don't arrive pronto, we'll have to go to the movie without them the kind of boss who wants everything pronto

First Known Use of pronto

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pronto

Spanish, from Latin promptus prompt

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The first known use of pronto was in 1892

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“Pronto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pronto. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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pronto

adverb
How to pronounce pronto (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of pronto

informal : without delay : right away

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