timely

[tahym-lee]
adjective, timelier, timeliest.
1.
occurring at a suitable time; seasonable; opportune; well-timed: a timely warning.
2.
Archaic. early.
adverb
3.
seasonably; opportunely.
4.
Archaic. early or soon.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English tim(e)liche, Old English tīmlīce (adv.). See time, -ly

timeliness, noun
pretimeliness, noun
pretimely, adjective


1. See opportune.
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timely (ˈtaɪmlɪ)
 
adj, —adv , -lier, -liest
1.  at the right or an opportune or appropriate time
2.  an archaic word for early
 
'timeliness
 
n

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timely
late O.E. (adv.), from time (n.). As an adj. meaning "occurring at a suitable time" it is attested from c.1200.
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Example sentences
It is a question here only of the extent of his watchfulness, and the
  timeliness of his judgment.
We are attempting to engage the community in an active manner to enhance the
  timeliness and relevance of what to report.
Editors boasted about the timeliness of their news, and how they had beaten
  other papers to it.
All economic statistics face a trade-off between timeliness and accuracy.
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