[ih-mee-dee-uh-see] /ɪˈmi di ə si/
noun, plural immediacies.
the state, condition, or quality of being immediate.
Often, immediacies. an immediate need:
the immediacies of everyday living.
c.1600, from immediate + -cy.
[ih-mee-dee-it] /ɪˈmi di ɪt/ adjective 1. occurring or accomplished without delay; instant: an immediate reply. 2. following or preceding without a lapse of time: the immediate future. 3. having no object or space intervening; nearest or next: in the immediate vicinity. 4. of or relating to the present time or moment: our immediate plans. 5. […]
- Immediate allergy
immediate allergy im·me·di·ate allergy (ĭ-mē’dē-ĭt) n. Hypersensitivity that becomes evident within seconds or minutes after contact with an antigen, reaches its peak within an hour or so, then recedes.
noun 1. an annuity bought with a single premium, with payments to the annuitant to begin at the end of one payment period, as a month or a year. noun 1. an annuity that starts less than a year after its purchase Compare deferred annuity
- Immediate auscultation
immediate auscultation n. The direct application of an examiner’s ear to the surface of a patient’s body in order to listen to the internal sounds of the body.