Definition of timely adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    timely

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˈtaɪmli//
     
     
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  1. 1happening at exactly the right time synonym opportune
  2. 2 A nasty incident was prevented by the timely arrival of the police. This has been a timely reminder to us all. I was grateful for your timely intervention. opposite untimely
 
noun [uncountable]
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