shortly

phonetic symbol: / ʃɔ́rtli / 

shortly - English Dictionary

[ adverb ]
■ in the near future
e.g.)
・the book will appear shortly
before long , presently , soon

[ adverb ]
■ for a short time
e.g.)
・he was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive

[ adverb ]
■ at a short distance
e.g.)
・the hem fell shortly below her knees

[ adverb ]
■ in a concise manner
■ in a few words
e.g.)
・to put it shortly
briefly , concisely , in brief , in short

[ adverb ]
■ in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
e.g.)
・he said shortly that he didn't like it
curtly , short

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