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immediate meaning

EN[ɪˈmi.di.ɪt]
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  • Immediate may refer to:
  • Immediacy (disambiguation)
  • Immediate Records, a British record label
  • The Immediate, an Irish rock group
  • Immediate Music, a music composition company
  • Australian slang for a quickly gained erection
  • AdjectiveCOMmore immediateSUPmost immediateSUF-iate
    1. Happening right away, instantly, with no delay.
      1. Very close; direct or adjacent.
        1. immediate family;  immediate vicinity ‎
      2. Manifestly true; requiring no argument.
        1. (computer science, of an instruction operand) embedded as part of the instruction itself, rather than stored elsewhere (such as a register or memory location).
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • They fancy that every thought must needs have an immediate outward suggestment. — Hare.
            • Drawing a deep, steadying breath, Barefoot smelled the machine oil of the well-kept smoke pole. His very first shot put an immediate stop to Swann's barraging of Jessie.
            • Debate on the Kellogg Mar renunciation treaty dragged on in the senate today with no immediate prospect of final action.

        Meaning of immediate for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "immediate" is an adjective.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
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