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al·read·y

already

 
pronunciation:
awl re di
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: by or before this time or that time; previously.
I don't feel like watching that movie because I've already seen it.By the time I reached the station, the train had already left.
synonyms:
previously
definition 2: from an earlier time.
I already have a good coat, so I don't need another one.I already knew what I wanted, so I was ready to order.
definition 3: so soon.
Are you done with your work already?
antonyms:
finally