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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 im·me·di·ate·ly /ɪˈmidiətli ||ˈmidɪt, ||ˈmiʤət-/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Im·me·di·ate·ly adv.
 1. In an immediate manner; without intervention of any other person or thing; proximately; directly; -- opposed to mediately; as, immediately contiguous.
    God's acceptance of it either immediately by himself, or mediately by the hands of the bishop.   --South.
 2. Without interval of time; without delay; promptly; instantly; at once.
    And Jesus . . . touched him, saying, I will; be thou clean. And immediately his leprosy was cleansed.   --Matt. viii. 3.
 3. As soon as.  Cf. Directly, 8, Note.
 Syn: -- Directly; instantly; quickly; forthwith; straightway; presently. See Directly.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening; "he
             answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway";
             "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended
             forthwith"; "Come here now!" [syn: instantly, straightaway,
              straight off, directly, now, right away, at
             once, forthwith, in real time, like a shot]
      2: near or close by; "he passed immediately behind her"
      3: bearing an immediate relation; "this immediately concerns
         your future"