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within a short time from now
soon, or happening only a short period of time after something
soon, or at a particular time
likely or certain to happen very soon
as soon as possible
during the period of time that is not very far into the future
very soon, or very quickly
if an event or a particular time approaches, it will happen soon
after a short amount of time
an employment concept in which people are paid for each specific, short-term task that they do and don't have conventional contracts of employment
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Free thesaurus definition of soon and as soon as possible from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.