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Immediately; at once.‘she left tout de suite’
immediately, at once, straight away, right away, instantaneously, suddenly, abruptly, all of a sudden, on the instant, at a stroke, forthwith, then and there, there and then, here and now, that minute, this minute, that very minute, this very minute, that instant, this instantView synonyms
- ‘Their appalling techno recreation of Pink Floyd's ‘Comfortably Numb’ stormed UK dancefloors and ‘Laura,’ with its nauseatingly catchy piano/bass interplay and George Michael dramatics, will likely follow tout de suite.’
French, literally ‘quite in sequence’.
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