premature - definition and synonyms


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  1. 1
    happening too soon or before the usual time

    Alcohol is responsible for many thousands of premature deaths each year.

    It’s a little premature to talk about concluding a deal.

  2. 2
    medical a premature baby is born before it should be

    Nickie’s baby was eleven weeks premature.

    research to prevent premature births

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