- adj. 直接的；最接近的；立即的；目前的
- 立即的,即刻的; 当前的 done or needed at once and without delay; of or related to the present time
- [A]直接的; 最接近的 with nothing in between, direct; nearest in time, space, or degree; next
of the present time and place;
"the immediate revisions"
very close or connected in space or time;
"the immediate vicinity"
"the immediate past"
having no intervening medium;
"an immediate influence"
immediately before or after as in a chain of cause and effect;
"the immediate result"
"the immediate cause of the trouble"
performed with little or no delay;
"an immediate reply to my letter"
"a prompt reply"
"was quick to respond"
"a straightaway denial"
- The immediate cause of death is unknown.
- He seldom expected to receive any immediate profit.
- The evidence has no immediate bearing on the case.
- His immediate successors fell into the same trap.
- I have no immediate connection with him.
- His immediate reaction was one of revulsion.
- My immediate family consists of my son and my wife.
- There's no post office in the immediate neighbourhood.
- What are your plans for the immediate future?
- This work demands your immediate attention.
- Her arrest produced an immediate reaction from the press.
- He insisted on immediate payment.
- The victims need our immediate help.
- One hundred dollars will meet my immediate needs.
- There were no immediate reports of casualties.
- Today's immediate problem is one of distribution of both food and income.
- Please give me an immediate answer.
- They are anxious for immediate help.
- He is a patient in immediate need of first aid.
- I should consider myself failing my duty if I did not take immediate action.
- The commander ordered an immediate withdrawal of the troops.
- This question demands my immediate attention.
- The complaint appears to be well founded and demands immediate attention.
- The doctor advised an immediate operation.
- The secretary advised immediate settlement of the issue.
- He will leave as soon as he has finished with his immediate commitments.
- We declared ourselves for the immediate convocation of the meeting.
- Our Government administered immediate relief to people who had suffered from the earthquake.
- She looked at him with immediate and undisguised contempt.
- The woman was their immediate superior.
- Who was the immediate heir to the throne?
- The police had immediate evidence of a plot.
- Only his immediate family was allowed to see him.
- He is my immediate neighbour.
- What was the immediate cause of it?
- Heart failure was the immediate cause of his death.
- Put long interests before immediate interests.
- This matter is immediate, we must do it now.
- He was immediate with her.
- immediate actions 立即行动
- immediate answer 立即答复
- immediate attention 立刻注意
- immediate cause 直接原因
- immediate evidence 第一手证据
- immediate family 直系亲属
- immediate future 在最近的将来
- immediate heir 直接继承人
- immediate help 急救
- immediate interest 眼前利益
- immediate knowledge 马上知道,直接感觉
- immediate meeting 紧急会议
- immediate need 急需
- immediate neighbours 紧邻,隔壁邻居
- immediate operation 马上开刀
- immediate relief 及时援助
- immediate reply 立即答复
- immediate superior 顶头上司
- immediate withdrawal 立即撤退
The true immediate cause why baptisme..is necessary.出自： R. Hooker
My immediate boss is working on one of those interminable reports.出自： L. Deighton
- immediate的基本意思是“立即的”“即刻的”“当前的”,引申可指“直接的”“最接近的”。作“直接的”“最接近的” 解时,只用作定语。
- immediate family的意思是“直系亲属”; immediate evidence的意思是“第一手证据”。
- ☆ 14世纪晚期进入英语，直接源自拉丁语的immediatus，意为立即的，直接的，最接近的。