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"nearby" in British English

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nearbyadverb, adjective

uk   /ˌnɪəˈbaɪ/  us   /ˌnɪr-/
B1 not ​far away: If there's a ​café nearby, we could ​stop for a ​snack. I ​noticed a ​policemanstanding nearby. We ​stopped at some nearby ​shops to ​buy some ​food.

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(Definition of nearby from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nearby" in American English

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nearbyadjective, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈnɪərˈbɑɪ/
not ​far away in ​distance; ​close: A ​policeofficer was ​standing nearby. We ​walked to a nearby ​park.
(Definition of nearby from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “nearby”
in Arabic بِالقُرْب مِنْ…
in Korean 근처의…
in Portuguese perto, próximo…
in Catalan proper…
in Japanese 近くの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 离…不远,靠近地…
in Turkish civardaki, civarda, çevrede…
in Russian близкий, поблизости…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在附近, 附近的…
in Italian vicino, nelle vicinanze…
in Polish pobliski, w pobliżu…
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