Meaning of “shortly” - Learner’s Dictionary

shortly

adverb uk us /ˈʃɔːtli/

B2 If something is going to happen shortly, it will happen soon:

Our plans for the next year will be announced shortly.
shortly after/before sth

B1 a short time after or before something:

He left here shortly after midnight.

(Definition of “shortly” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)