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instanter

Line breaks: in|stan¦ter
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈstantə
 
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Definition of instanter in English:

adverb

archaic or humorous
At once; immediately: we sealed the bargain instanter
More example sentences
  • Such garbled ruminations, however, were my very first undoing, for instanter I had stepped on vicious air and landed a good three feet below.
  • Any reader who can think of anything more imaginative (and no, we can't afford a less banged-up estate car) please email instanter.
  • The first point is this, that contrary to the papers filed, this is not an application that involves a request that the appeal be heard instanter and why originally it was.

Origin

Latin.

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