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punctuality

noun

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the quality or habit of arriving or being ready on time
  • our boss is a real stickler for punctuality—he expects everyone to be at their desk by nine o'clock

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“Punctuality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/punctuality. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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