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instantly

[ in-stuhnt-lee ]
/ ˈɪn stənt li /
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adverb
immediately; at once.
conjunction
as soon as; directly: I recognized her instantly she entered the room.
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Origin of instantly

Late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at instant, -ly

synonym study for instantly

1. See immediately.
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British Dictionary definitions for instantly

instantly
/ (ˈɪnstəntlɪ) /

adverb
immediately; at once
archaic urgently or insistently
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