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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 adverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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