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- adv. In a premature manner; too soon or too early.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a premature manner; before the proper time; too early; overhastily.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. (of childbirth) before the end of the normal period of gestation
- adv. too soon; in a premature manner
premature + -ly (Wiktionary)