Go to Bing homepage

immediate

US [ɪˈmidiət]
UK [ɪˈmiːdiət]
  • adj.立即的;立刻的;目前的;当前的
  • Web直接的;即时;即刻的
Immediate
Show examples
adj.
1.
立即的;立刻的happening or done without delay
an immediate reaction/response
即时的反应╱回应
to take immediate action
立刻采取行动
2.
[ubn]
目前的;当前的;迫切的existing now and needing urgent attention
Our immediate concern is to help the families of those who died.
我们的当务之急是帮助那些死者的亲属。
The effects of global warming, while not immediate, are potentially catastrophic.
全球气温上升的后果虽然并非即时发生,但可能潜伏着大灾难。
The hospital says she's out of immediate danger .
医院说她眼下已没有危险。
3.
[obn]
接近的;附近的;紧接的next to or very close to a particular place or time
in the immediate vicinity
近在咫尺
The prospects for the immediate future are good.
短期内前景乐观。
The director is standing on her immediate right.
主管就挨在她的右边站着。
my immediate predecessor in the job(= the person who had the job just before me)
我的职位的前一任
4.
[obn]
(关系或级别)最接近的,直系的,直接的nearest in relationship or rank
The funeral was attended by her immediate family(= her parents, children, brothers and sisters) only.
只有她的直系亲属参加了葬礼。
He is my immediate superior(= the person directly above me) in the company.
他在公司里是我的顶头上司。
5.
[obn]
(作用)直接的having a direct effect
The immediate cause of death is unknown.
造成死亡的直接原因不明。

Sample Sentence

Definition:
Category:AllAll,OralOral,WrittenWritten,TitleTitle,TechnicalTechnical
Source:AllAll,DictionaryDictionary,WebWeb
Difficulty:AllAll,EasyEasy,MiddleMiddle,HardHard
More sentence filters
Hide sentence filters