Punctual

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Punctual Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Punctual'


  • Punctuality: complete a required task or fulfill an obligation before or at a previously designated time "Punctual" is often used synonym ously with "on time". ...
  • Punctualism: In simpler terms: "music that consists of separately formed particles—however complexly these may be composed—is called punctual music, as ...

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'Punctual' example sentence in quotations


* The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it. - Franklin P. Jones


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Punctual Sample Sentences in News


  • Rail fares value tops commuter list
    A study by watchdog Passenger Focus found that travellers also wanted a seat, extra and more punctual trains and better information on delays. The survey of 3,500 passengers found that other items on their wish list included faster journey times and free Wi-Fi. Read more on this news related to 'Punctual'
  • Transit lockout affecting Saskatoon health services
    Ryan Meili said he noticed the impact of the transit lockout days after bus service stopped. ​Meili is a doctor at the city's Westside Community Clinic. "When I had a patient who is usually quite punctual, usually makes it to all her appointments, she called to cancel saying she wasn't able to get to clinic because of no bus service," Meili  Read more on this news related to 'Punctual'
  • Interviewing President Carter
    If there is one thing I’ve learned over the last decade while interviewing former President Jimmy Carter, it is to be on time, and be ready. The former Navy officer still lives by a military clock even at the age of 90, and is absolutely punctual. Through all of our interviews, he has never been late. Not once. Being early is a different story. “President Cart Read more on this news related to 'Punctual'

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