forthwith

adverb forth·with \ (ˌ)fȯrth-ˈwith also -ˈwit͟h \

Examples of forthwith in a Sentence

  1. The court ordered the company to cease operations forthwith.

  2. if the fire alarm rings, leave the building forthwith

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First Known Use of forthwith

14th century

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FORTHWITH Defined for English Language Learners

forthwith

Definition of forthwith for English Language Learners

  • : without delay


FORTHWITH Defined for Kids

forthwith

adverb forth·with \ fȯrth-ˈwit͟h , -ˈwith \

Definition of forthwith for Students

: without delay : immediately
  • left forthwith


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