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Definition of "Shortly" :

adverb: in the near future

"The book will appear shortly."

adverb: for a short time

"He was at the airport shortly before she was expected to arrive."

adverb: at a short distance

"The hem fell shortly below her knees."

adverb: in a concise manner; in a few words

"To put it shortly."

adverb: in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner

"He said shortly that he didn't like it."