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Our government must take immediate action.
The rebels demanded the immediate release of the prisoners.
Restrictions on advertising had an immediate impact on rates of teenage smoking.
I handed in my resignation, with immediate effect.
She is my immediate superior (=the person directly in charge of me).
members of the President's immediate entourage
People who have immediate family on the plane are asked to contact this number.
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very unpleasant or dirty
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