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close

adverb
 
 
/kləʊs/
DISTANCE B1 near in distance: He stayed close to his mother. Come a bit closer. We walked close behind them. There's a great beach close by (= near). He held me close.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
TIME near in time: The time for change is coming closer.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
Translations of “close”
in Spanish cerca( de), con estrechez…
in Korean 가까이…
in Arabic قَريبا مِن…
in Portuguese rente, perto, junto…
in French près (de), étroitement…
in German nahe, eng…
in Catalan a prop…
in Japanese 近くに…
in Italian vicino…
in Russian близко, недалеко…
in Turkish yakınlarda/yakında, kısa sürede, yakın zamanda…
in Polish blisko…
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