Definition of "timely"
  1. Accomplished within a specific and legal deadline as stated by statute, court rules, or agreement
How to use "timely" in a sentence
  1. A timely response to the motion was filed within the 30-day window.
  2. She filed a timely appeal within the ten days allowed by court rules.
  3. To avoid penalties, all tax returns must be filed in a timely manner.

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