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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
abrupt /ə'brʌpt/
  • tính từ
    • bất ngờ, đột ngột; vội vã
      • an abrupt turn: chỗ ngoặc bất ngờ
      • an abrupt departure: sự ra đi vội vã (đột ngột)
    • cộc lốc, lấc cấc, thô lỗ
      • an abrupt answers: câu trả lời cộc lốc
      • abrupt manners: cách cư xử lấc cấc
    • dốc đứng, hiểm trở, gian nan
      • abrupt coast: bờ biển dốc đứng
      • the road to science is very abrupt: con đường đi tới khoa học rất gian nan
    • trúc trắc, rời rạc (văn)
    • bị đốn, bị chặt cụt; như thể bị đốn, bị chặt cụt (cây...)
Concise Dictionary
+marked by sudden changes in subject and sharp transitions
+exceedingly sudden and unexpected
+extremely steep
+surprisingly and unceremoniously brusque in manner

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 sudden, hasty, quick, precipitate, snappy; unexpected, unannounced, unplanned, unforeseen, unanticipated:
The general's abrupt departure has been linked with the disappearance of a great deal of money.
2 precipitous, steep, sheer, sudden:
From the ridge there is an abrupt drop of 1000 metres into the valley.
3 curt, short, brusque, blunt, bluff, gruff, uncivil, rude, discourteous, impolite, unceremonious, snappish:
My bank manager gave me an abrupt reply when I asked for an increased overdraft.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 sudden and unexpected, often in an unpleasant way: an abrupt change / halt / departure + The accident brought his career to an abrupt end.
2 speaking or acting in a way that seems unfriendly and rude; not taking time to say more than is necessary: an abrupt manner + She was very abrupt with me in our meeting.
abruptly adverb: The interview ended abruptly.
abruptness noun [U]

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