immediately

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪˈmiːdiətli/
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Adverb[change]

Positive
immediately

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If you do something immediately, you do it with no time or space between.
    One car went by, immediately followed by a second at high speed.
    Young man, I want this room cleaned up right now--immediately! Do you understand me?

Preposition[change]

Preposition
immediately

  1. (British) right after; as soon as
    Miss Mei-Ling will be arriving here at twelve forty-five. Let me know immediately she does.

Synonyms[change]