Definition of timely in English:

timely

Line breaks: time¦ly
Pronunciation: /ˈtʌɪmli
 
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adjective (timelier, timeliest)

Done or occurring at a favourable or useful time; opportune: a timely warning
More example sentences
  • 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.
Synonyms
opportune, well timed, at the right time, prompt, punctual, convenient, appropriate, suitable, apt, fitting, expedient, felicitous
archaic seasonable

Derivatives

timeliness

noun
More example sentences
  • Outcomes in acute coronary syndromes are influenced by the speed and accuracy of diagnosis and the timeliness of appropriate therapy.
  • Most of the cost involves labor availability and the timeliness of crop production practices.
  • The ability to do this effectively relied on the timeliness of the requests.

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