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immediate

1. Philosophy of or relating to an object or concept that is directly known or intuited
2. Logic (of an inference) deriving its conclusion from a single premise, esp by conversion or obversion of a categorial statement
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It may seem that this last part is initiated by the interviewer's 'Uhm,' but notice the immediateness of the transfer from the word 'query' to 'you.
Likewise, he undoes the physical immediateness of the deictic here/now (Here .
Although Patton stresses specificity and immediateness, his analysis shows the interconnections among labor, the trade unions, and political parties.
858, 858 (1965) ("[T]he launching of Sputnik I precipitated us into the outer space with immediateness and something of a state of shock.
Metaphor and simile are worse than useless if they do not seem to be the natural, spontaneous impression that has sprung to the poet's mind, and do not, as handed on by him, carry that impression to his readers with the immediateness and certainty of a revealing light.
Better schools, lower taxes, reduced military, lower crime and all the rest pales in comparison to the importance and immediateness of reversing the decline of the environment.