Definitions

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  • conj. Used other than as an idiom: see as,‎ soon.
  • conj. At the moment when; immediately after.
  • prep. Used other than as an idiom: see as,‎ soon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. immediately at or after another event.

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Examples

  • At the same time, the Manned Spacecraft Center requested that the Flight Research Center prepare its two LLRVs for shipping to Houston as soon as the FRC engineers were done with them.

    First Man

  • Mike Collins was at his home in Nassau Bay but drove over to Mission Control as soon as he heard about the problem.

    First Man

  • Grant Westfield, having finished dismantling the Liebherr, joined him in the screening room, and a disturbing look crossed his face as soon as he saw the video.

    The Ark

  • The power to act as procurator ceases: (a) as soon as he has fulfilled his office; (b) if with a sufficient reason he resigns; (c) if the principal or appointer revokes his mandate; but he must do this in due time, that is, while the affair still remains untouched

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Naturally, as soon as the legends began to grow up around the name of Pythagoras, many tenets were ascribed him which were in fact introduced by later Pythagoreans, such as Philolaus and

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Archbishop Purcell attended the Council of the Vatican, and in the discussion of Papal Infallibility he took the side of the minority which opposed the opportuneness of the decision, but on his return from Rome, which he left before the question was decided, he gave in his adhesion to the doctrine as soon as he learned of the signing of the decree by Pope Pius IX.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Here Aednoth, nephew of Ailwine, commissioned by Oswald to make preparations, built a wooden church and offices, and as soon as all was ready, the saint sent twelve monks from his monastery of Westbury (Worcester) to take possession.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • After your activity, it's important to rehydrate as soon as possible within 30 minutes, he advised.

    Study: Reconstruction safe right after mastectomy

  • But as soon as he walked off, Stuey and Sexton looked around and saw Melissa Hayden, one of the strongest women poker players in the world at the time.

    One of a Kind

  • The solemn Mass of Requiem which may be offered, as soon as the news of the death is received, for a person who has died in a distant place, comes in the third place.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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