Momentarily



[moh-muh n-tair-uh-lee, moh-muh n-ter-] /ˌmoʊ mənˈtɛər ə li, ˈmoʊ mənˌtɛr-/

adverb
1.
for a moment; briefly:
to pause momentarily.
2.
at any moment; imminently:
expected to occur momentarily.
3.
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/ˈməʊməntərəlɪ; -trɪlɪ/
adverb
1.
for an instant; temporarily
2.
from moment to moment; every instant
3.
(US & Canadian) very soon
adv.

1650s, “for a moment,” from momentary + -ly (2). Meaning “at any moment” is from 1928.

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