AskDefine | Define immediateness

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1 the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of their response"; "the instancy of modern communication" [syn: immediacy, instantaneousness, instancy]
2 lack of an intervening or mediating agency; "the immediacy of television coverage" [syn: immediacy] [ant: mediacy]

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  1. the state of being immediate; immediacy
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