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punctual 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈpəNGkCHo͞oəl/,
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Happening or doing something at the agreed or proper time; on time,
  1. Happening or doing something at the agreed or proper time; on time
    • - he's the sort of man who's always punctual
  2. Denoting or relating to an action that takes place at a particular point in time


  1. acting or arriving or performed exactly at the time appointed; "she expected guests to be punctual at meals"; "he is not a particularly punctual person"; "punctual payment"
  2. (punctuality) the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
  3. (punctually) at the proper time; "she was duly apprised of the raise"
  4. Punctuality is the characteristic of being able to complete a required task or fulfill an obligation before or at a previously-designated time. "Punctual" is often used synonymously with "on time."
  5. prompt or on time (of an event) Happening at the appointed time (of a person) Acting at the appointed time; Existing as a point or series of points; Expressing momentary action that has no duration
  6. (punctually) In a punctual manner; on time; precisely; exactly; minutely
  7. (9. Punctuality) In their own interests learners are advised to be punctual for their lesson appointments. ...
  8. (Punctuality) Adherence to the exact time of a commitment or event
  9. (Punctuality) After arriving at your nominated pick up point for your lesson but there is no reply at the address in question, we will wait approximately 10 minutes. ...
  10. (Punctuality) For the consideration of fellow passenger, punctuality is extremely important. Anyone unduly late may be left behind at the discretion of the tour director or driver without liability to them or Sunwest tours.
  11. (Punctuality) What percentage of timetabled services ran on time (within set limits) - eg "99% punctuality +1/-5 minutes" means only 1 service in 100 ran more than one minute early or five minutes late
  12. Punctuality as a figure (e.g., 90%) is measured as the fraction of trains that arrive and depart within a certain threshold of the scheduled time (e.g., within 15 minutes), at stations in a particular division or zone over a period of time.
  13. An aspectual category indicating that an action takes place at a single moment of time.
  14. (1) Both hands snap fingers + TIME. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - punctual. (2) FT of [X] is brought down rapidly on the watch area of NDH. This can be repeated several times while arm is brought forward to show that the person is always punctual.