on-the-spot


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Adj.1.on-the-spot - at the scene of action; "an on-the-spot reporter"; "on-the-spot inspections"; "an on-the scene newscast"
on-site - taking place or located at the site; "on-site inspection"

on-the-spot

adjective immediate, instant, instantaneous Fare dodgers could face on-the-spot fines.
Translations

on-the-spot

[ˈɒnðəˈspɒt] ADJ [decision] → instantáneo; [investigation] → sobre el terreno; [report] → inmediato; [fine] → en el acto
our on-the-spot reporternuestro reportero en el lugar de los hechos

on-the-spot

adj finean Ort und Stelle verhängt; decision, diagnosis, investigation, assessmentan Ort und Stelle; reporting, coveragevom Ort des Geschehens ? also spot

on-the-spot

[ˈɒnðəˈspɒt] adj (investigations) → sul posto
References in periodicals archive ?
* Bar staff who serve people who are already drunk will also face on-the-spot fines.
A Teesside council spoke today of its determination to pursue litter louts after two men were penalised for not paying on-the-spot fines.
This includes imposing on-the-spot fines for drunk and disorderly behaviour.
I'm sure this problem is happening all over the country and, despite the supposed on-the-spot penalties, I have yet to hear of anyone actually being fined for letting their dog mess the pavement.
Instead of acting as curators, Hoffmann's quartet actually functioned more like visitors recording their impressions in a guest book or as rapid-response, on-the-spot critics (a format common to alternative spaces).
I don't carry the Good Book in my car for on-the-spot reference checks--a fact that the spirit of Saint Christopher probably applauds.
In his preferred format, Huckerby envisions a high-quality, three-times-a-day newscast using live on-the-spot feeds by plugging into the city's new fibre-optic system.
"Those kinds of on-the-spot corrections obviously save time at the port."
The Wakayama prefectural government began an on-the-spot detoxification project for dioxin-contaminated dirt and ashes generated at a former incinerator in the city of Hashimoto.
A folio of color profiles (including a section of color photos taken from an on-the-spot movie filmed during Midway), along with various tables and a cutaway drawing, round out the presentation.
A traffic police spokesman said Friday that from July 1, first-time offenders will no longer be allowed to get away with a small on-the-spot fine of S$200 (US$116) but will have to go to court to face charges.
Rendering the cumbersome photo album a relic of the past, photos that are stored and organized on a Pocket PC can provide on-the-spot entertainment at parties, family gatherings or the office.