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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English apās (step by step, slowly; quickly, rapidly; at once, promptly), from Old French à pas (at a quick pace).[1]

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AdverbEdit

apace (not comparable)

  1. Quickly, rapidly, with speed.
    Construction of the new offices is proceeding apace.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ apās, adv.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 13 January 2018; “apace” in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press.

Further readingEdit

  • apace” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2019.

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