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sudden

EN[ˈsʌdən] [ˈsɐdⁿn̩] [-ʌdən]
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WSudden
  • James Green aka Sudden is a fictional character created by an English author Oliver Strange in the early 1930s as the hero of a series, originally published by George Newnes Books Ltd, set in the American Wild West era.

    Definition of sudden in English Dictionary

  • NounPLsuddens
    1. OBS An unexpected occurrence; a surprise.
    2. AdjectiveCOMmore suddenSUPmost sudden
      1. Happening quickly and with little or no warning.
        1. I stumbled along through the young pines and huckleberry bushes. Pretty soon I struck into a sort of path that, I cal'lated, might lead to the road I was hunting for. It twisted and turned, and, the first thing I knew, made a sudden bend around a bunch of bayberry scrub and opened out into a big clear space like a lawn.
      2. OBS Hastily prepared or employed; quick; rapid.
        1. OBS Hasty; violent; rash; precipitate.
        2. AdverbCOMmore suddenSUPmost sudden
          1. (poetic) Suddenly.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Yarrow's patent water tight ash pans are fitted to each boiler, to prevent the fire being extinguished by a sudden influx of water into the stokehold.
              • For example, the terrorist attack in New York on September 11, 2001, caused a sudden drop in the US market and had a flow on effect to the Australian market, which dropped about 10% within a few days.
              • All the sudden questions put him on the spot and he had to think quickly.
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • You can't turn round and blame me all of a sudden.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Adjectives
              • Adjectives ending in -en
              • Adverbs
                • Morphemes
                  • Suffixes
                    • Words by suffix
                      • Words suffixed with -en
                        • Adjectives ending in -en
                  • Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
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                  4. en suddenty
                  5. en suddently
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                  Meaning of sudden for the defined word.

                  Grammatically, this word "sudden" is an adjective, more specifically, an adjectives ending in -en. It's also an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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