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Definition & Citations:

Immediate; by the shortest course; without circuity; operating by animmediate connection or relation, Instead of operating through a medium; the oppositeof indirect.In the usual or natural course or line; immediately upwards or downwards; as distinguishedfrom that which is out of the line, or on the side of it; the opposite of collateral.In the usual or regular course or order, as distinguished from that which diverts,interrupts, or opposes; the opposite of cross or contrary.


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