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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In the near future; For not long time.

Usage examples (39)
  • When Mr. Bilbo Baggins of Bag End announced that he would shortly be celebrating his eleventy-first birthday with a party of special magnificence, there was much talk...
  • He was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive
  • The hem fell shortly below her knees
  • “I told you, he left without a word shortly after the words were spoken.” for more
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