apace

[ uh-peys ]
/ əˈpeɪs /

adverb

with speed; quickly; swiftly.

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Origin of apace

1275–1325; Middle English a pas(e) at a (good) pace. See a-1, pace1
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British Dictionary definitions for apace

apace
/ (əˈpeɪs) /

adverb

quickly; rapidly

Word Origin for apace

C14: probably from Old French à pas, at a (good) pace
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