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Turkish translation of “close”

close

adjective
 
 
/kləʊs/
DISTANCE A1 near in distance
yakın, yanıbaşında
His house is close to the sea.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
TIME A1 near in time
zamanı yakın olan
It was close to lunchtime when we arrived.Closeness in distance and timeAbout to happen
FRIENDLY A2 If people are close, they know each other very well and like each other a lot.
yakın, samimi, tanıdık
close friends I'm very close to my brother.Friendly
RELATIVE [always before noun] B1 A close relative is someone who is directly related to you, for example your mother, father, or brother.
akraba, anne, baba, kardeş
Family relations in general
RELATIONSHIP seeing or talking with someone a lot
yakın olan, biriyle sıkça görüşen
Our school has close links with a school in China. I'm still in close contact with my school friends.Friendly
be/come close to doing sth to almost achieve or do something
başarıya çok yakın olmak, neredeyse başarmak
We are close to reaching an agreement.AchievableAlmostMerely and barely
be close to sth If someone or something is close to a particular state, they are almost in that state.
neredeyse, hemen hemen, çok yakın olmak
She was close to tears.AlmostMerely and barely
COMPETITION B2 A close game, competition, etc is one in which people's scores are nearly the same.
sonuç/skor olarak bir birine yakın olan
Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
CAREFUL [always before noun] looking at or listening to someone or something very carefully
yakından, dikkatli,
On close inspection, you could see that the painting was a fake. Keep a close watch on the children (= watch them carefully).Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
WEATHER Close weather is too warm and there is not enough fresh air.
(hava) kapalı, bunaltıcı/sıcak
Sultriness and humidityHot and heat
closeness noun [U]
yakınlık
→ See also a close call, a close shave
(Definition of close adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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