immédiate

immédiate

immédiat, immédiate adjectif (latin médiéval immediatus) Qui est en rapport direct dans une relation spatiale ou temporelle, qui ne comporte pas d'intermédiaire, ou d'intervalle dans l'espace ou dans le temps : Voisinage immédiat. Succession immédiate. Collaborateur immédiat. Effet immédiat. Qui se fait sans intermédiaire entre le sujet connaissant et l'objet connu : Une intuition immédiate de la vérité. Qui se produit dans l'instant même, ou doit se produire sans délai : La mort a été immédiate. Féodalité Se disait des fiefs relevant directement du souverain et, dans le Saint Empire, de l'empereur. ● immédiat, immédiate (expressions) adjectif (latin médiéval immediatus) Analyse immédiate, analyse destinée à isoler les corps purs d'un mélange. Histoire immédiate, histoire caractérisée par la proximité temporelle de sa rédaction par rapport aux événements traités. Contagion immédiate, contagion qui se fait par contact direct. ● immédiat, immédiate (synonymes) adjectif (latin médiéval immediatus) Qui est en rapport direct dans une relation spatiale ou...
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Qui se produit dans l'instant même, ou doit se produire...
Synonymes :
- instantané

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