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Translation of "near" - English-Turkish dictionary

near

adverb, preposition     /nɪər/
DISTANCE A1 not far away in distance yakın, yakında, uzak olmayan Could you come a bit nearer, please? I stood near the window. Are you going anywhere near the post office?Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
be/come near to doing sth to almost achieve or do something bir şeyi yapmaya/başarmaya çok yakın olmak; yapmak üzere olmak This is the nearest I've ever got to winning anything. He came near to punching him.AlmostMerely and barely
STATE If something or someone is near a particular state, they are almost in that state. hemen hemen, neredeyse, yakında She looked near exhaustion. She was near to tears (= almost crying) when I told her.AlmostMerely and barely
TIME B2 not far away in time (zaman) uzakta değil, yakında, hemen hemen She shouldn't be partying so near her exams. We can decide nearer the time.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
SIMILAR similar hemen hemen aynısı, tıpatıp benzeri The feelings I had were near hysteria. He is Russia's nearest thing to a rock legend.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
nowhere near not close in distance, amount, time, or quality (mesafe, miktar, zaman, nitelik vs.) yanından bile geçmemiş, hiç alakası bile yok; eline su dökemez It wasn't me - I was nowhere near him. That's nowhere near enough for six people. It was nowhere near as difficult as I thought it would be.Distant in space and time
near enough almost yeterince yakın, hemen hemen, neredeyse The books were ordered near enough alphabetically.AlmostMerely and barely
(Definition of near adverb, preposition from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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