immediate immediate  /ɪ ˈmi di ət/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of the present time and place
  2. (adj) very close or connected in space or time
  3. (adj) having no intervening medium
  4. (adj) immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect
  5. (adj) performed with little or no delay

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Despite Chrysler's immediate enthusiasm, the Treasury package falls far short of what the company sought.
  2. Why you may need an immediate-fixed annuity when you retire.
  3. The immediate danger, of course, is that Argentina defaults on its debt and creates a crisis in the international financial system.

News

  1. Killer Tracks & Immediate Music enter multi-year deal

    LOS ANGELES — Killer Tracks, which provides pre-cleared production music for use in media, has entered into a strategic multi-year agreement with Immediate Music, a Hollywood-based trailer music catalog.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Post Magazine

  2. IMMEDIATE OPENINGS for FT Habilitation Training Specialists to provide direct

    IMMEDIATE OPENINGS for FT Habilitation Training Specialists to provide direct care to juveniles w/disabilities & behavorial challenges in Wayne, OK. All shifts available. Must be 21, have HS diploma/GED, good driving record & pass criminal background check. Apply @ 12695 Jenny Lane, House 48, Wayne, OK 73095. EOE 6/20/2tc
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Purcell Register

  3. SEQUOYAH ENTERPRISES, Inc. has immediate opening for a certified school

    SEQUOYAH ENTERPRISES, Inc. has immediate opening for a certified school teacher to contract with for the summer months only. Duties include teaching Core Subjects to youth in a level D group home, 4 hours per day, 5 days a week. If interested, send resume with certification to jobs@seqca.com. EOE. 6/13/2tc
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Purcell Register

Quotes

  1. "It is horrifying that (soldiers) should come under fire on an Army base on American soil," President Barack Obama said. "My immediate thoughts and prayers are with the wounded and with the families of the fallen, and with those who live and...
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: United Press International

  2. "Without immediate action by Congress, America could slip into a financial panic, and a distressing scenario would unfold," Mr Bush said as he worked to resurrect the package, which had been lambasted by both sides on Capitol Hill. "Our...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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