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apace

[uh-peys] /əˈpeɪs/
adverb
1.
with speed; quickly; swiftly.
Origin of apace
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English a pas(e) at a (good) pace. See a-1, pace1
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British Dictionary definitions for apace

apace

/əˈpeɪs/
adverb
1.
quickly; rapidly
Word Origin
C14: probably from Old French à pas, at a (good) pace
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Word Origin and History for apace
adv.

mid-14c., from a pace, literally "at a pace," but usually with a sense of "at a good pace," from a- (1) "on" + pace (n.).

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