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Meaning of "right" in Essential American English Dictionary

right

adverb   /rɑɪt/
A2 to the right side: Turn right after the bridge.
A2 used at the beginning of a sentence to get someone’s attention or to show you have understood someone: Right, whose turn is it to clean up?
B1 exactly in a place or time: He’s right here with me.
right away/now B1 immediately: Do you want to start right away? I’m busy right now.
correctly: Nothing was going right.
all the way: Did you read it right through to the end?
(Definition of right adverb from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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