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

: with no person or thing in between

: without any delay

Full Definition of IMMEDIATELY

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

First Known Use of IMMEDIATELY

15th century

2immediately

conjunction

: immediately after : as soon as

Full Definition of IMMEDIATELY

chiefly British

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>

First Known Use of IMMEDIATELY

1839

Related to IMMEDIATELY

Synonyms
as soon as, when [chiefly British], instantly, once

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