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close

adverb /kləus/
near in time, place etc
cerca( de)
He stood close to his mother Follow close behind.
tightly; neatly
con estrechez
a close-fitting dress.
closely adverb
mucho, detenidamente, estrechamente
Look closely at him She resembles her father closely.
closeness noun
proximidad
The closeness of the beach is one the hotel’s major attractions.
close call/shave noun (informal) a narrow (often lucky) escape
salvarse por los pelos
That was a close shave – that car nearly ran you over.
close-set adjective (of eyes etc) positioned very near each other
junto
She has a narrow face with close-set eyes.
close-up noun a photograph or film taken near the subject and thus big in scale
primer plano
The close-up of the model showed her beautiful skin.
close at hand nearby; not far off
al alcance de la mano
My mother lives close at hand.
close on almost; nearly
casi, cerca de
She’s close on sixty.
close to near in time, place, relationship etc
cerca de
It was close to 3 o’clock when we arrived They live close to the hospital He is very close to his mother.
almost; nearly
casi
He must be close to fifty years of age.
(Definition of close from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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