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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-\

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 in a sentence

  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

Definition of immediately

chiefly British

  1. :  as soon as

Examples of immediately in a sentence

  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 English Language Learners

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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-\

Definition of immediately for English Language Learners

  • : with no person or thing in between

  • : without any delay


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immediately

conjunction im·me·di·ate·ly

Definition of immediately for English Language Learners

  • : immediately after : as soon as


IMMEDIATELY Defined for Kids

immediately

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

Definition of immediately for Students

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

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



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