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almost

adverb
 
 
/ˈɔːlməʊst/
A2 If something almost happens, it does not happen but it is very close to happening: I almost missed the bus.AlmostMerely and barely
almost always/everyone/half, etc not always/everyone/half, etc but very close to it: He's almost always late. Almost everyone I know likes chocolate.AlmostMerely and barely
Translations of “almost”
in Korean 거의…
in Arabic تَقريباً…
in French presque…
in Turkish hemen hemen, neredeyse, az kalsın…
in Italian quasi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎,差不多,差一點,將近…
in Russian почти…
in Polish prawie…
in Spanish casi…
in Portuguese quase…
in German fast, beinahe…
in Catalan gairebé…
in Japanese ほとんど, 危うく, ほぼ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎,差不多,差一点,将近…
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