Adjective "apace" definition and examples

(Apace may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈpeɪs/

Definitions and examples

adverb

Swiftly; quickly.
  1. 'Team-building is also continuing apace at Hunslet whose second row forward Sean Ibbetson is reckoned to be a Knights target.'
  2. 'There was no hard landing and housing construction continued apace.'
  3. 'Work on the last minute feature continues apace, with it being dropped onto the page and lined up nicely today, and almost ready for proofing by six.'

More definitions

1. with speed; quickly; swiftly.

More examples(as adjective)

"investments can be apace."

"increases can be apace."

"concentrations can be apace."

"weeks can be apace."

"industries can be apace."

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Origin

Late Middle English: from Old French a pas ‘at (a considerable) pace’.