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shortly

adverb

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1 in a few words
  • the sudden closing of the restaurant was announced only with a shortly worded sign: "Out of Business"

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2 at or within a short time
  • the meeting will begin shortly, so don't go too far away to find a bathroom

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The first known use of shortly was before the 12th century

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“Shortly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shortly. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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