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im·me·di·a·cy

 (ĭ-mē′dē-ə-sē)
n. pl. im·me·di·a·cies
1. The condition or quality of being immediate.
2. Lack of an intervening or mediating agency; directness: the immediacy of live television coverage.
3. Something immediate, as in importance.
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im•me•di•a•cy

(ɪˈmi di ə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state, condition, or quality of being immediate.
2. an immediate need.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.immediacy - lack of an intervening or mediating agency; "the immediacy of television coverage"
directness, straightness - trueness of course toward a goal; "rivaling a hawk in directness of aim"
mediacy, mediateness - the quality of being mediate
2.immediacy - immediate intuitive awareness
intuition - instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
3.immediacy - the quickness of action or occurrence; "the immediacy of their response"; "the instancy of modern communication"
celerity, rapidity, rapidness, speediness, quickness - a rate that is rapid
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Translations

immediacy

[ɪˈmiːdɪəsɪ] N [of text, image, style] → inmediatez f; (= urgency) [of task] → urgencia f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

immediacy

[ɪˈmiːdiəsi] n
[events] → immédiateté f
It is the immediacy of events which makes television so popular → C'est l'immédiateté de l'événement qui rend la télévision si populaire.
[crisis] → imminence f
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

immediacy

nUnmittelbarkeit f, → Direktheit f; (= urgency)Dringlichkeit f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

immediacy

[ɪˈmiːdɪəsɪ] nimmediatezza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Soon enough you forget about the immediacies of pattern; if anything, paintings this spacious end up feeling like highly formalized landscapes.