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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimmediacyim‧me‧di‧a‧cy /ɪˈmiːdiəsi/ noun [uncountable]  NOWwhen something is important or urgent because it relates to a situation or event that is happening nowimmediacy of the immediacy of everyday experience Television brings a new immediacy to world events.
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immediacySeldom before had music possessed such hyper-sensitivity, such visceral intensity, such manic-depressive immediacy.I could smell the fierce immediacy of cinnamon, anise, and fish sauce on the tips of her nails.She said she had never so much felt its presence, its immediacy, as lately.They approached the peace talks with a sense of immediacy.They demand our attention with the same immediacy as the everyday crises in our lives.Max believes in the child's imagination, in the immediacy of the child's expression.Some aspects of this immediacy can also be transmitted by our contacts with non-human organisms whose lifespan far exceeds our own.But while Burrows' concerns are revealed only tangentially, Smith's are delivered with her usual immediacy.
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