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Definition of Immediate


  1. Not separated in respect to place by anything intervening; proximate; close; as, immediate contact.
  2. Not deferred by an interval of time; present; instant.
  3. Acting with nothing interposed or between, or without the intervention of another object as a cause, means, or agency; acting, perceived, or produced, directly; as, an immediate cause.
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Immediate Translations

immediate in Dutch is ogenblikkelijk, prompt
immediate in German is unmittelbar
immediate in Italian is immediato
immediate in Portuguese is imediato
immediate in Swedish is omedelbar