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PUNCTUAL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does punctual mean? 

PUNCTUAL (adjective)
  The adjective PUNCTUAL has 1 sense:

1. acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed

  Familiarity information: PUNCTUAL used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PUNCTUAL (adjective)


Sense 1punctual [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed

Context examples:

she expected guests to be punctual at meals / he is not a particularly punctual person / punctual payment

Similar:

on time; prompt (according to schedule or without delay)

timely (before a time limit expires)

Antonym:

unpunctual (not punctual; after the appointed time)


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