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English definition of “directly”

directly

adverb (SOON)    /daɪˈrekt.li/ /dɪ-/
old-fashioned or formal very soon : Dr Schwarz will be with you directly.In the future and soon old-fashioned immediately : When you get home you're going directly to bed .Immediately
(Definition of directly adverb (SOON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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