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  1. prompt

    • IPA[prɒm(p)t]

    英式

    • v.
      (of an event or fact) cause or bring about (an action or feeling);cause someone to take a course of action
    • n.
      an act of encouraging a hesitating speaker;a word or phrase spoken as a reminder to an actor of a forgotten word or line.
    • adj.
      done without delay; immediate;(of a person) acting without delay
    • adv.
      exactly (with reference to a specified time)
    • verb: prompt, 3rd person present: prompts, gerund or present participle: prompting, past tense: prompted, past participle: prompted

    • noun: prompt, plural noun: prompts

    • 釋義

    動詞

    名詞

    • 1. an act of encouraging a hesitating speaker with barely a prompt, Barbara talked on
    • a word or phrase spoken as a reminder to an actor of a forgotten word or line.
    • another term for prompter
    • a word or symbol on a screen to show that the system is waiting for input.
    • 2. the time limit for the payment of an account, stated on a prompt note.

    形容詞

    • 1. done without delay; immediate she would have died but for the prompt action of two ambulancemen
    • (of a person) acting without delay the fans were prompt in complying with police requests
    • (of goods) for immediate delivery and payment.

    副詞

    • 1. British exactly (with reference to a specified time) I set off at three-thirty prompt