English translation of अचानक
अचानकPowered by COBUILD /acanaka/
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1. abrupt adjective
An abrupt action is very sudden and often unpleasant.
⇒ Her holiday came to an abrupt end when she broke her foot.
2. impulse (in phrases)
If you do something on impulse, you suddenly decide to do it, without planning it.
⇒ After lunch she decided on impulse to take a bath.
3. impulsively adverb
⇒ Impulsively, she touched his arm.
4. minute (in phrases)
You use the next minute or expressions such as 'one minute he was there, the next he was gone' to emphasize that something happens suddenly.
⇒ The next minute my father came in.
5. nowhere (in phrases)
If you say that something or someone appears from nowhere or out of nowhere, you mean that they appear suddenly and unexpectedly.
⇒ A car came from nowhere, and I had to jump back.
6. stroke (in phrases)
If something happens at a stroke or in one stroke, it happens suddenly and completely because of one single action.
⇒ How can Britain reduce its prison population in one stroke?
7. sudden (in phrases)
If something happens all of a sudden, it happens quickly and unexpectedly.
⇒ All of a sudden she fell silent.
8. suddenly adverb
⇒ ...David's account of why he suddenly left London.
9. unexpectedly adverb
⇒ Mr Kirk had arrived unexpectedly early.
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Translation of अचानक from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary