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  1. right awayadverb

    immediately, at once, now, straight away, forthwith, instantly, without delay, tout de suite

  2. right awayadverb

    Very soon; quickly; immediately.

    This item is urgent, so please start on it right away.

    immediately, straight away, now, instantly, at once, without delay, forthwith, tout de suite

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  1. right away

    The strong and general human tendency to procrastination is shown in the progressive weakening of the various words in this group. Immediately primarily signifies without the intervention of anything as a medium, hence without the intervention of any, even the briefest, interval or lapse of time. By and by, which was once a synonym, has become an antonym of immediately, meaning at some (perhaps remote) future time. Directly, which once meant with no intervening time, now means after some little while; presently no longer means in this very present, but before very long. Even immediately is sliding from its instantaneousness, so that we are fain to substitute at once, instantly, etc., when we would make promptness emphatic. Right away and right off are vigorous conversational expressions in the United States.

    at once, directly, forthwith, immediately, instanter, instantly, now, presently, right off, straightway, this instant, without delay

    after a while, by and by, hereafter, in the future, some time

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  1. immediately, instantly, straightaway, straight off, directly, now, right away, at once, forthwith, like a shotadverb

    without delay or hesitation; with no time intervening

    "he answered immediately"; "found an answer straightaway"; "an official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith"; "Come here now!"

    now, at one time, straight, at present, like a shot, instantly, instantaneously, in a flash, at once, outright, nowadays, at a time, today, direct, directly, forthwith, promptly, straight off, straightaway, flat, immediately

  2. promptly, right awayadverb

    at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence)

    "he promptly forgot the address"

    at once, straightaway, pronto, now, like a shot, straight off, directly, immediately, promptly, quickly, quick, instantly, readily, forthwith

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  1. right away

    [U. S.] immediately, directly, forthwith, straightway, INSTANTER, RIGHT OFF, at once, without delay

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  1. right away

    immediately, straightway, right off, instantly, instanter, at once

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  1. Rika Kihira:

    My goal was to get the first place twice in a row... so I became a little bit impatient because of my first mistake in the Axel. But I was able to recalculate and reassemble the structure of my performance, i tried to switch my mind and focus on the next element right away after my mistake. It was good experience for me to prepare for the next competition.

  2. Mayor Eric Garcetti:

    The reason it was important for us to act is we will have a change in government next month, we expect there could be actions right away.

  3. Kevin Kumala:

    The government is supporting us and we are working with them to create a roadmap to be plastic-free by 2018, on an island like Bali it is becoming inevitable that they have to execute right away.

  4. Trevor Wilkinson:

    It all started because I did the simple thing of going and getting my nails done, and when I came to school I was told I was going to be dress coded, so I actually went home right away and went online for six weeks because I didn't want to get made fun of but also didn't want to get in trouble.

  5. Julius Randle:

    In the post they were coming right away, it was a hard aggressive trap.

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  • straksDanish
  • sofortGerman
  • αμέσως, τάκα-τάκαGreek
  • tujEsperanto
  • sin demora, inmediatamente, al tiro, enseguidaSpanish
  • pikimmiten, oikopäätä, heti, saman tienFinnish
  • tout de suite, séance tenante, sur le champFrench
  • immediatamente, subito, al più prestoItalian
  • すぐJapanese
  • natychmiastPolish
  • direct, neîntârziat, imediatRomanian
  • то́тчас, сейчас, сра́зу, сейча́с, сию́ мину́туRussian
  • genast, ögonblickligenSwedish

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