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soonadverb

uk   us   /suːn/
A2 in or within a short time; before long; quickly: She'll soon be here./She'll be here soon. It will soon be impossible for foreigners to enter the country. The sooner we leave, the sooner we'll get there. Soon after agreeing to go, she realized she'd made a mistake. How soon (= when) can we sign the contract? "When would you like to meet?" "The sooner the better." I couldn't get out of that place soon enough.as soon as B1 at the same time or a very short time after: As soon as I saw her, I knew there was something wrong.as soon as possible A2 If you do something as soon as possible, you do it as quickly as you can: We need the repairs done as soon as possible.
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