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American English: /ɪˈmidiətli/
British English: /ɪˈmiːdɪətli/

Translation of immediately in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (at once) it's not immediately obvious
    no resulta obvio a primera vista
    Example sentences
    • I scraped once and immediately a frog sounded once from beneath the porch.
    • On his return, he joined Shackleton and immediately set sail once more for the Antarctic.
    • Once inside, I immediately fall in with four London guys who are also staying in our hotel.
    1.2 (as conjunction)
    (British English)
    I'll send you a cheque immediately the goods arrive
    le mandaré un cheque en cuanto llegue la mercancía
    immediately I said it, I realized what I had done
    en cuanto lo dije, me di cuenta de lo que había hecho
  • 2 2.1 (referring to time, space, rank)
    my room is immediately above yours
    mi habitación está exactamente or justo encima de la tuya
    the person immediately above him at work
    su superior inmediato en el trabajo
    2.2 (directly)
    (British English)
    Example sentences
    • Anyway, the place to see and be seen at the Masters is under the big oak tree that sits immediately behind the clubhouse.
    • It was hit when the car immediately behind shunted into his vehicle after it was banged from behind by a third motorist.
    • He was unaware that he was upside down and thought he was in the corridor immediately behind the coal train's cab.

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