just now

  • 1 Just now — Just Just, adv. 1. Precisely; exactly; in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated. [1913 Webster] And having just enough, not covet more. Dryden. [1913 Webster] The god Pan guided my hand just to the heart of the beast. Sir P …

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  • 2 just now — 1) British at the present time Mrs Collins is busy just now, so you ll have to wait. 2) a very short time ago Who spoke just now? When did you see him? Just now, up at the house. I m sorry if I interrupted you just now. What were you saying to… …

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  • 3 just now — {adv. phr.} 1. Just at this moment; at this time. * /Mr. Johnson isn t here just now. Will you phone back later? 2./ {informal} A very short time ago; only a moment ago; only a little while ago. * / Where could that boy have gone so quickly? He… …

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  • 4 just now — {adv. phr.} 1. Just at this moment; at this time. * /Mr. Johnson isn t here just now. Will you phone back later? 2./ {informal} A very short time ago; only a moment ago; only a little while ago. * / Where could that boy have gone so quickly? He… …

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  • 5 just\ now — adv. phr. 1. Just at this moment; at this time. Mr. Johnson isn t here just now. Will you phone back later? 2. informal A very short time ago; only a moment ago; only a little while ago. Where could that boy have gone so quickly? He was here just …

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  • 6 just now — adverb a) Very close to the present moment. We do not have that item in stock just now. b) In a little while. Shortly, which could mean within ten minutes or two hours or at some indeterminate time within the near future. I was talking to my… …

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  • 7 just now — adverb only a moment ago (Freq. 1) he has just arrived the sun just now came out • Syn: ↑just …

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  • 8 just now — this very moment, a minute ago The accident happened just now. The police haven t even arrived yet …

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  • 9 just now — a short time ago. I came from a meeting just now where the governor said he would veto the proposed law …

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  • 10 just now — just this moment …

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  • 11 just now — South African Slang Origin: Original South African English coinages sometime in the near future, not necessarily immediately. Expresses an intention to act soon, but not necessarily immediately. (as in 20–90 minutes time) …

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  • 12 just now — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. very recently, quite recently, a moment ago, a minute ago, a little while ago, a short time ago, not long ago, a little while back, a little earlier; see also recently …

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  • 13 just now — Very recently, a moment ago …

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  • 14 just now —  Very recently …

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  • 15 just — adverb. 1. When it means ‘a little time ago’, just is used differently in BrE and AmE. In BrE the usual construction is with a perfect tense formed with have: I have just arrived home, but in AmE the verb is normally a simple past form: I just… …

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  • 16 now — [ nau ] function word *** Now is used in the following ways: as an adverb: We d better leave now to get there on time. Now, what should we do next? as a conjunction with that : Now that I m married, I don t go out in the evenings so much. 1. )… …

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  • 17 now — [nou] adv. [ME < OE nu, akin to ON Goth, OHG nu < IE base * nu > Gr nu, L nunc] 1. a) at the present time; at this moment b) at once 2. at the time referred to; then; next [now his joy began] 3. at a time very close to the prese …

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  • 18 just — [adj1] fair, impartial aloof, blameless, condign, conscientious, decent, dependable, dispassionate, due, equal, equitable, ethical, evenhanded, fair minded, good, honest, honorable, lawful, nondiscriminatory, nonpartisan, objective, pure,… …

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  • 19 just — just1 [just] adj. [ME < OFr juste < L justus, lawful, rightful, proper < jus, right, law: see JURY1] 1. right or fair; equitable; impartial [a just decision] 2. righteous; upright [a just man] 3. deserved; merited [just praise] …

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  • 20 Just — Just, adv. 1. Precisely; exactly; in place, time, or degree; neither more nor less than is stated. [1913 Webster] And having just enough, not covet more. Dryden. [1913 Webster] The god Pan guided my hand just to the heart of the beast. Sir P.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English