名词:timeliness 形容词比较级:timelier 最高级:timeliest
adj (-ier, -iest) occurring at just the right time; opportune 及时的; 适时的; 合时宜的
*thanks to your timely intervention 多亏你及时调停
* This has been a timely reminder of the need for constant care.这件事适时地提起我们注意要时时谨慎.
done or happening at exactly the right time
The fight ended only with the timely arrival of the police.
in a timely manner/fashion
(=as quickly as is reasonable in a particular situation)
We aim to settle all valid claims in a timely manner.
a timely reminder (of sth)
BrE (=one that makes you remember something important)
The crash served as a timely reminder of the dangers of drinking and driving.
1. Timely rendition of medical care saved his life. 由于对他进行了及时治疗, 他的性命保住了。
2. You should give him a timely warning. 你应当给他一个及时的警告。