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with immediate effect

Beginning right now. With immediate effect, employees will no longer be able to take company computers home without the written permission of a supervisor.
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immediate occupancy

[of an apartment or house] ready to be moved into at this moment. This house is for immediate occupancy. You can move in today if you want. The apartment is empty, so that means immediate occupancy.
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Immediateness, simultaneity, plurality and a playful sense of almightiness transform the digital medium into a powerful support for decision-making.
It may seem that this last part is initiated by the interviewer's 'Uhm,' but notice the immediateness of the transfer from the word 'query' to 'you.
Specifically they cited the opportunity to interact with other teachers, with relative immediateness as two important benefits.
From January 1, 1959, the extraliterary substance, then considered nurturing and vital for his new life and poetry, constituted the immediateness of his daily existence, especially within the collective enthusiasm of the first years of the Cuban political process: namely, "the calm reaffirmation of [his] personal experience in light of the dynamic and reliable historical process that the Revolution signifie[d]" (Ellis 1220).
Although Patton stresses specificity and immediateness, his analysis shows the interconnections among labor, the trade unions, and political parties.
858, 858 (1965) ("[T]he launching of Sputnik I precipitated us into the outer space with immediateness and something of a state of shock.
Metaphor and simile are worse than useless if they do not seem to be the natural, spontaneous impression that has sprung to the poet's mind, and do not, as handed on by him, carry that impression to his readers with the immediateness and certainty of a revealing light.
Better schools, lower taxes, reduced military, lower crime and all the rest pales in comparison to the importance and immediateness of reversing the decline of the environment.
Furthermore, Hecker, Chesney, Black, and Frautschi (1988) presented the evidence that hostility, immediateness, and competitiveness were related to coronary heart disease.
The death of a parent, child, sibling, or spouse are the most significant relationships by which the immediateness of bereavement is defined.