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

 in·stant·ly /ˈɪn(t)stəntli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·stant·ly adv.
 1. Without the least delay or interval; at once; immediately.
 2. With urgency or importunity; earnestly; pressingly. “They besought him instantly.”
 Syn: -- Directly; immediately; at once. 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: immediately, straightaway,
              straight off, directly, now, right away, at
             once, forthwith, in real time, like a shot]
      2: without any delay; "he was killed outright" [syn: instantaneously,
          outright, in a flash]