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instant

adjective
 
 
/ˈɪnstənt/
IMMEDIATE B2 happening immediately: The book was an instant success in the US.Immediately
FOOD Instant food or drink is dried, usually in the form of a powder, and can be made quickly by adding hot water: instant coffee →  See also instant replay Various qualities of food
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