Punctually



[puhngk-choo-uh l] /ˈpʌŋk tʃu əl/

adjective
1.
strictly observant of an appointed or regular time; not late; prompt.
2.
made, occurring, etc., at the scheduled or proper time:
punctual payment.
3.
pertaining to or of the nature of a point.
4.
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/ˈpʌŋktjʊəl/
adjective
1.
arriving or taking place at an arranged time; prompt
2.
(of a person) having the characteristic of always keeping to arranged times, as for appointments, meetings, etc
3.
(obsolete) precise; exact; apposite
4.
(maths) consisting of or confined to a point in space
adj.

c.1400, from Medieval Latin punctualis, from Latin punctus “a pricking” (see point (n.)). Originally “having a sharp point; of the nature of a point;” meaning “prompt” first recorded 1670s, from notion of “insisting on fine points.” Related: Punctually.

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