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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Presently  \Pres"ent*ly\,  adv 
  1.  At  present;  at  this  time;  now  [Obs.] 
  The  towns  and  forts  you  presently  have  --Sir  P. 
  2.  At  once;  without  delay;  forthwith;  also  less  definitely, 
  soon;  shortly;  before  long;  after  a  little  while  by  and 
  by  --Shak. 
  And  presently  the  fig  tree  withered  away  --Matt. 
  xxi.  19. 
  3.  With  actual  presence;  actually  .  [Obs.] 
  His  precious  body  and  blood  presently  three  --Bp. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adv  1:  in  the  near  future;  "the  doctor  will  soon  be  here";  "the 
  book  will  appear  shortly";  "she  will  arrive 
  presently";  "we  should  have  news  before  long"  [syn:  {soon}, 
  {shortly},  {before  long}] 
  2:  at  this  time  or  period;  now  "he  is  presently  our  ambassador 
  to  the  United  Nations";  "currently  they  live  in 
  Connecticut"  [syn:  {currently}] 

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