Definition of timely in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtīmlē/


Done or occurring at a favorable or useful time; opportune: a timely warning
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  • He hails from a middle class family and the sponsorship is very useful and timely.
  • Overall, this is a timely and useful review of a topic that has assumed major importance in health care.
  • She hopes it will serve as a timely warning because Scotland has an ageing population.
opportune, well timed, at the right time, convenient, appropriate, expedient, seasonable, felicitous

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Syllabification: time·ly

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