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immediately

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adverb im·me·di·ate·ly \i-ˈmē-dē-ət-lē also -ˈmē-dit-, British often -ˈmē-jit-\

Simple Definition of immediately

  • : with no person or thing in between

  • : without any delay

Full Definition of immediately

  1. 1 :  in direct connection or relation :  directly <the parties immediately involved in the case> <the house immediately beyond this one>

  2. 2 :  without interval of time :  straightway <I'll make that call immediately>

Examples of immediately

  1. the person immediately to my left

  2. Dinner was served immediately after the ceremony.

  3. The new law will become effective immediately.



15th Century

First Known Use of immediately

15th century


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immediately

conjunction im·me·di·ate·ly

Simple Definition of immediately

  • : immediately after : as soon as

Full Definition of immediately

chiefly British

  1. :  as soon as

Examples of immediately

  1. Immediately you fill out this form, we can start processing your request.

  2. <give us a ring immediately you get back>



1839

First Known Use of immediately

1839


IMMEDIATELY Defined for Kids

immediately

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adverb im·me·di·ate·ly \i-ˈmē-dē-ət-lē\

Definition of immediately

  1. 1 :  with nothing between <Their house is immediately behind mine.>

  2. 2 :  right away <Come here immediately!>





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