timely - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ˈtaɪmli/
adjectivetimely
comparativetimelier
superlativetimeliest
  1. happening at the most suitable time

    Thanks to the UN’s timely intervention, a crisis was avoided.

    in (a) timely manner/fashion:

    In timely fashion, Di Canio scored just before half time.