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immediate
American English: /ɪˈmidiət/
British English: /ɪˈmiːdɪət/

Translation of immediate in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 1.1 (instant, prompt)
    (reply/decision/attention)
    immediate delivery
    entrega (feminine) inmediata
    to take immediate action
    actuar inmediatamente
    these tablets afford immediate relief
    estas tabletas proporcionan un alivio instantáneo or inmediato
    the law will take immediate effect
    la ley entrará en vigor inmediatamente
    Example sentences
    • This in turn has triggered the disappearance of a system of symbols that once enabled immediate identification of a woman's status.
    • Brown's response to this fundamental problem was immediate, once it had been brought to his attention.
    • However, these concepts are introduced all at once with no immediate application for the student.
    1.2
    (aim/problem/need)
    of more immediate concern to me is my own future
    a mí me preocupa más mi propio futuro
    Example sentences
    • Get people to voice their immediate current concerns or questions.
    • This kind of analysis is really just the product of a false hindsight that tends to see the past through the lenses of the immediate present.
    • More than the big picture, look at the immediate, present needs.
  • 2 (before noun) (close) See examples: in the immediate future
    en el futuro inmediato
    in the immediate vicinity
    en las inmediaciones
    en los alrededores
    my immediate superior
    mi superior inmediato or directo
    my immediate family
    mis familiares más cercanos
  • 3 3.1 [formal] (before noun)
    (cause/consequence/knowledge)
    3.2
    (style)
    (feel)
    de inmediatez
    Example sentences
    • It further held, allowing the Commissioners' appeal, that on the facts the requisite ‘direct and immediate link’ was not established.
    • ‘So far in museum exhibitions, the visitor was not placed in immediate contact with the past,’ he wrote.
    • The immediate connection between the ‘Void’ and our conceptions of chaos may not be explicit to many readers.
    Example sentences
    • Hume had shown that no immediate knowledge of causes is possible, for we have no impression of necessary connection.
    • Knowledge that is immediate may supply the premises for the inference of further knowledge, but even immediate knowledge depends on coherence.
    • The notion allows Heidegger to avoid giving primacy to non-theoretical immediate experience.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.