Definition of 'sudden'
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No contingency made for the sudden arrival of a large number of fans. The Sun (2016)She died of sudden infant death syndrome. The Sun (2014)His accident brought his career to a sudden halt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sudden disappearance of two giants of the airwaves is not. The Sun (2014)The share price surged and all of a sudden things are looking up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This sudden attack from behind decided the affair. The Children of the New Forest (1847)This can mean hospitals having to deal with a sudden influx of patients. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Just five per cent of people who suffer a sudden cardiac arrest outside of hospital live. The Sun (2012)Will sudden success change a love relationship? The Sun (2012)This is not a plant used to sudden movements. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Figures for sudden infant death syndrome and for limb deformities have also risen during the same period. The Residue Report - an action plan for safer food (1988)But five booming years will soon come to a sudden halt. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The sudden disappearance of food price inflation may not last for long. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It all looks very sudden and small investors have been taken by surprise. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Then his mum died of a sudden heart attack and he went into his shell. The Sun (2015)Schools hit by a sudden influx of migrant pupils will get extra language teachers. The Sun (2009)But few who suffer sudden cardiac arrest will have such a lucky confluence of circumstances. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Hence the time gap before you can adjust fully to sudden changes in light. The Vitamin Fact Finder (1987)In some cases there are no early symptoms and sudden death is the first indication that anything is wrong. Times, Sunday Times (2007)So much for fears that the scheme could cause a sudden rush to sell and a dire shortage thereafter. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They faced sudden Maoist visits and strikes that closed the banks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Like the city, the residents have been transformed by the sudden and brutal arrival of civil war. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is particularly true of her men, who may retreat into shells if faced with sudden bereavement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A care worker has been arrested over the sudden death of a woman in her eighties at a residential home. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'sudden'
British English: sudden /ˈsʌdn/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is sudden happens quickly and unexpectedly.
...the sudden death of her father.
- American English: sudden
- Arabic: مُفَاجِئ
- Brazilian Portuguese: repentino
- Chinese: 突然的
- Croatian: nagao
- Czech: náhlý
- Danish: pludselig
- Dutch: plotseling
- European Spanish: repentino
- Finnish: äkillinen
- French: soudain
- German: plötzlich
- Greek: ξαφνικός
- Italian: improvviso
- Japanese: 突然の
- Korean: 갑작스러운
- Norwegian: plutselig
- Polish: nagły
- European Portuguese: repentino
- Romanian: neașteptat
- Russian: внезапный
- Spanish: repentino
- Swedish: plötslig
- Thai: ทันทีทันใด
- Turkish: ani
- Ukrainian: раптовий
- Vietnamese: bất ngờ
Definition of sudden from the Collins English Dictionary
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