Immediately - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪˈmiːdiətli|  American pronunciation of the word immediately
Brit.  |ɪˈmiːdɪətli|  British pronunciation of the word immediately

adverb

- without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening(syn: directly, forthwith, instantly, now, straightaway)

he answered immediately

- near or close by

he passed immediately behind her

- bearing an immediate relation

this immediately concerns your future

Examples

the person immediately to my left

Dinner was served immediately after the ceremony.

The new law will become effective immediately.

Immediately you fill out this form, we can start processing your request.

...give us a ring immediately you get back...

You may speak immediately he finishes his report.

Mix in the remaining ingredients and serve immediately.

The telephone rang, and he answered it immediately.

He retired immediately after the end of the war.

I can't remember what happened immediately before the crash.

Immediately you begin to speak, he gives you his full attention.

She sent the kids to bed immediately after supper.

She was admitted to his office immediately upon her arrival.

She immediately sensed my dislike.

You should seek medical help immediately if you experience any chest pain or shortness of breath.

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