Presently - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈprezntli|  American pronunciation of the word presently
Brit.  |ˈprɛz(ə)ntli|  British pronunciation of the word presently

adverb

- in the near future(syn: shortly, soon)

she will arrive presently

- at this time or period; now(syn: currently)

he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations

Examples

...I cannot attend to the matter this instant, but I will presently....

...we are presently waiting in line for our turn...

If I can't find my glasses it does not presently follow I have lost it.

The doctor will be here presently.

Presently, I fell asleep.

The range of courses presently available has grown.

Your case is presently being investigated.

he is presently our ambassador to the United Nations

Presently Larry was summoned to help draft the sheep.

He presently returned with a very ancient bottle.

they are presently attempting to gain a foothold in the Russian market

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