as soon as


as soon as
This term has a relative meaning according to the thing which is to be done. It may denote merely a reasonable time; or may be equivalent to "whenever", or may mean "immediately"

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • Soon — (s[=oo]n), adv. [OE. sone, AS. s[=o]na; cf. OFries. s[=o]n, OS. s[=a]na, s[=a]no, OHG. s[=a]r, Goth. suns.] 1. In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise. Sooner said than done. Old Proverb. As soon as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Soon at — Soon Soon (s[=oo]n), adv. [OE. sone, AS. s[=o]na; cf. OFries. s[=o]n, OS. s[=a]na, s[=a]no, OHG. s[=a]r, Goth. suns.] 1. In a short time; shortly after any time specified or supposed; as, soon after sunrise. Sooner said than done. Old Proverb. As …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Soon — Soon, a. Speedy; quick. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Soon Valley — The Soon Valley (Urdu: وادئ سون) or Soon Sakesar is located in the northwest of Khushab District, Punjab, Pakistan. The Soon Valley starts from Padhrar village and ends in Sakesar which at 5010 feet is the highest peak of the Salt Range. The Soon …   Wikipedia

  • Soon-Yi Previn — Infobox actor name = Soon Yi Previn birthname = birthdate = birth date and age|1970|10|8 birthplace = South Korea spouse = Woody Allen (1997 )Soon Yi Previn or Soon Yi Farrow (born October 8, 1970) is the adopted daughter of Mia Farrow and Andre… …   Wikipedia

  • Soon (album) — Infobox Album | Name = Soon Type = Album Artist = Tanya Tucker Released = 1993 Recorded = Genre = Country Length = Label = Liberty Records Producer = Jerry Crutchfield Reviews = Last album = Can t Run from Yourself (1992) This album = Soon (1993) …   Wikipedia

  • Soon Over Babaluma — Infobox Album | Name = Soon Over Babaluma Type = Album Artist = Can Released = 1974 Recorded = 1974 at Inner Space Genre = Krautrock Length = 38:56 Label = Mute Producer = Can Reviews = * Allmusic Rating|4|5… …   Wikipedia

  • soon — adverb Etymology: Middle English soone, from Old English sōna; akin to Old High German sān immediately Date: before 12th century 1. a. obsolete at once ; immediately b. without undue time lapse ; before long < soon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Soon-Tek Oh — Infobox actor bgcolour = name = Soon Tek Oh imagesize = caption = birthname = birthdate = Birth date and age|1943|6|29|mf=y location = Japan deathdate = deathplace = height = othername = yearsactive = 1971 present spouse = homepage = notable role …   Wikipedia

  • soon — See: AS SOON, FOOL AND HIS MONEY ARE SOON PARTED …   Dictionary of American idioms


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