sudden

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sudden is part of the Basic English 850.
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sudden is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
sudden

Pronunciation[change]

Adjective[change]

Positive
sudden

Comparative
more sudden

Superlative
most sudden

  1. Very quick; taking no time or almost no time, and being a surprise.
    Not expecting the sudden change in the weather, he got rained on.
    The car crash was very sudden.

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