• Punctual


    • RP IPA: /ˈpʊntjuəl/
    • US IPA: /ˈpʊntjuəl/, /ˈpʊntʃuəl/, /ˈpʊŋktʃuəl/

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    Full definition of punctual



    1. prompt or on time
      1. (of an event) Happening at the appointed time
      2. (of a person) Acting at the appointed timeLuis is never late; he's the most punctual person I know.
    2. (mathematics) Existing as a point or series of points
    3. (linguistics) Expressing momentary action that has no duration
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