immediate

immediate
immediate [i mē′dē it]
adj.
[LL immediatus: see IN-2 & MEDIATE]
1. having nothing coming between; with no intermediary; specif.,
a) not separated in space; in direct contact; closest; nearest
b) close by; near [immediate neighbors]
c) not separated in time; acting or happening at once; without delay; instant
2. of the present time
3. next in order, succession, etc.; next in line
4. directly or closely related [one's immediate family]
5. directly affecting; direct; firsthand [an immediate cause]
6. understood or perceived directly or intuitively [an immediate inference]
immediateness
n.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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