Pronunciation: (ôl-red'ē), [key]
1. by this or that time; previously; prior to or at some specified or implied time: When we came in, we found they had already arrived.
2. now; so soon; so early: Is it noon already?
3. Informal.(used as an intensifier to express exasperation or impatience): Let's go already!
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