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English definition of “shortly”

shortly

adverb
 
 
/ˈʃɔːtli/
B2 If something is going to happen shortly, it will happen soon: Our plans for the next year will be announced shortly.In the future and soon
shortly after/before sth B1 a short time after or before something: He left here shortly after midnight.Short in timeTemporary
(Definition of shortly from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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