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forthwith

[fawrth-with, -with , fohrth-] /ˌfɔrθˈwɪθ, -ˈwɪð, ˌfoʊrθ-/
adverb
1.
immediately; at once; without delay:
Any official accused of dishonesty should be suspended forthwith.
Origin of forthwith
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see forth, with
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forthwith

/ˌfɔːθˈwɪθ; -ˈwɪð/
adverb
1.
at once; immediately
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Word Origin and History for forthwith

c.1200 (prep); early 14c. (adv.), from forth + with. The Old English equivalent was forð mid.

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forthwith

noun

An order to report immediately (1950s+ Police)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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