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immediate

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1 done or occurring without any noticeable lapse in time
  • I felt immediate relief after taking the painkiller.
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2 done or working without something else coming in between
  • She is my immediate superior, so I report to her.
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3 done, carried out, or given without delay
  • Immediate treatment saved the victim of the massive heart attack.
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4 not being distant in time, space, or significance
  • The effect of the change won't be known in the immediate future.
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at hand, to hand

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5 existing or in progress right now
  • We need to solve the immediate problems before working on the more long-term ones.
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