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English definition of “directly”

directly

adverb [not gradable]  /dəˈrek·tli, dɑɪ-/ us  

directly adverb [not gradable] (SOON)

very soon or immediately: Dr. Schwartz will be with you directly.

directly adverb [not gradable] (STRAIGHT)

without anything coming in between: He went directly home (= without stopping anywhere first).
(Definition of directly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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