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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.

Immediate Quotations

If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
Pat Riley

Photography is an immediate reaction, drawing is a meditation.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

Cloning represents a very clear, powerful, and immediate example in which we are in danger of turning procreation into manufacture.
Leon Kass

There's no present. There's only the immediate future and the recent past.
George Carlin

Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service.
Julian Bond
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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
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