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1‘Jenks' term of office was cut short by his premature death’
untimely, early, too soon, too early, before time
2‘a premature baby’
North American informal preemie
3‘she felt that such a step would be premature’
rash, overhasty, hasty, too soon, precipitate, precipitous, impulsive, impetuous, ill-timed, ill-considered
informal jumping the gun, previous
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.