Definition of 'haste'
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Football keeps trying to'move forward' with undue haste when some proper reflection might bring some useful lessons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A biometric ID that is compulsory for all should be introduced post haste. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Make haste and put your things on. North and South (1855)Football moves on with almost indecent haste. Times, Sunday Times (2007)People followed these advanced thinkers with unseemly haste. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But let us not move with too indecent haste from one challenge to the next. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But government does not have the freedom to make proposals in haste and repent at leisure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This caused the horses to stampede and the men to leave the ten acre enclosure in great haste. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)He drags himself out of bed with a look of dismay and resists attempts to urge him to make haste. Words Of Love: Passionate Women from Heloise to Sylvia Plath (2006) Speed and haste often prove disastrous. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We must make haste, yet try not to panic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Written in great haste to catch a deadline, it feels timeless. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At least this show isn't tearing through its war with unseemly haste. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Haste is the great enemy of constitutional thinking, since issues tend to be interconnected. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With indecent haste, we both scrambled up to his bedroom. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Make haste though, for it is time we were there. Vanity Fair (1837) Make haste, and come down this moment. Pride and Prejudice (1813)As is often the case, the release came in multiple copies and was followed post haste by the recall. Times, Sunday Times (2006)But I must urge haste as my men grow anxious and would see their labor done. THE WOLF AND THE DOVEWith almost indecent haste he moved on to make the wider case for the EU. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His most compelling argument, though, is that the administration is rushing for the exit with undue haste. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Winter seems to have arrived with indecent haste this week, in a blast of snow, ice and frost. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'haste'
British English: haste NOUN
Haste is the quality of doing something quickly, sometimes too quickly so that you are careless and make mistakes.
In their haste to escape the rising water, they dropped some expensive equipment.
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