forthwith

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English forth-with (at once, immediately; at the same time, already; straight ahead) [and other forms], partly from the phrase forth with (something),[1] and partly from forth-with-al, furth-with-al (at once, immediately; together with) (whence forthwithal).[2][3]

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forthwith (not comparable)

  1. (chiefly formal, literary) Without delay; immediately. [from early 14th c.]
    Synonyms: forthwithal (archaic); see also Thesaurus:immediately

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