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adverb 
  1. Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously.
It was already dusk, and the lamps were just being lighted as we paced up and down in front of Briony Lodge, waiting for the coming of its occupant. —Doyle
  1. So soon.
Are you quitting already?
  1. An intensifier used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation.
I wish they'd finish already, so we can get going.
Enough already! Be quiet already!
Translations: 
  • Dutch: nl(nl, al}}, t+)reeds
  • French: déjí (fr)
  • German: bereits(de), schon(de)
  • Italian: gií (it)
  • Spanish: ya(es)
Etymology: ( alredi = al + redi) All + ready.


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