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adverb uk   us   /ˈprez.ənt.li/

presently adverb (NOW)

C1 mainly US formal now; at the present time: Of 200 boats, only 20 are presently operational. Three sites are presently under consideration for the new hotel.

presently adverb (SOON)

old-fashioned soon; not at the present time but in the future, after a short time: The room was hot and presently her eyes grew heavy and she began to feel sleepy.
(Definition of presently from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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