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English definition of “anywhere near”

anywhere near

C1 close in time , quality , distance , or amount : Are we anywhere near finish ing yet or is there still some way to go?Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
(Definition of anywhere near from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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