- without delay; promptly.
Origin of ASAP
First recorded in 1990–95; from A.S.A.P.
- as soon as possible.
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Examples from the Web for asap
Someone needs to strap a jet pack on Dr. Drew and send him up to unpack these daddy issues, ASAP.You Can't Unsee Billy Ray Cyrus’s Pseudo Hip Hop ‘Achy Breaky 2’
February 12, 2014
- as soon as possible
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Word Origin and History for asap
also asap, pronounced either as a word or as four letters; from initial letters of phrase "as soon as possible," 1955, originally U.S. Army jargon.
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