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- immediate: see medium
- immediate (adj.)
- late 14c., "intervening, interposed;" early 15c., "with nothing interposed; direct," also with reference to time, from Old French immediat, from Late Latin immediatus "without anything between," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + mediatus, past participle of mediare "to halve," later, "be in the middle," from Latin medius "middle" (see medial (adj.)).
- 1. Only a handful had returned to work in the immediate vicinity.
- 2. His immediate superior has singled him out for a special mention.
- 3. Adolescent suicide is rarely an impulsive reaction to immediate distress.
- 4. The economy needs an immediate 2 per cent cut in interest rates.
- 5. Any dog bite, no matter how small, needs immediate medical attention.
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