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American English: /ˈʃɔrtli/
British English: /ˈʃɔːtli/

Translation of shortly in Spanish:


  • 1 (soon)
    dentro de poco
    he'll be leaving shortly for Paris
    saldrá dentro de poco para París
    saldrá en breve para París [formal]
    I'll be with you shortly
    enseguida estoy con usted
    no tardaré en atenderlo
    shortly before/after midnight
    poco antes/después de la medianoche
    Example sentences
    • Details of these will be made available shortly before the summer launch.
    • Again and again we saw those pictures of the television presenter shopping in London shortly before her death.
    • I had tried a number of times to get back into writing shortly after the funeral but I soon gave up.
  • 2 (briefly)
    en una palabra
    Example sentences
    • The letter shortly, but strictly stated that her previous life and hopes were over.
    • Householders in the Borris area will receive a letter shortly advising them of the offer.
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