Definition of promptly adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    promptly

     adverb
    adverb
    NAmE//ˈprɑmptli//
     
     
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  1. 1without delay She deals with all the correspondence promptly and efficiently.
  2. 2exactly at the correct time or at the time mentioned synonym punctually They arrived promptly at two o'clock.
  3. 3(always used before the verb) immediately She read the letter and promptly burst into tears.
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