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near

(Close), adjective adjacent, adjoining, approximate, bordering, close by, contiguous, imminent, impending, in close proximity, in the area, in the neighborrood, in the vicinity, nearby, neighboring, next, next to, proximate to, surrounding, tangent, touching, vicinal
Associated concepts: case near to being put on the trial callndar, case nearly ready for trial, cases near trial, near competition, substantial completion
See also: approach, border, cognate, congruous, contiguous, current, forthcoming, future, immediate, imminent, inevitable, instant, local, pending, present, proximate, quasi
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When their near-sighted babysitter Gran accidentally brings home an alien matter exchanger from the Adventure Universe theme park and activates it, thinking it's the TV remote control, the Babyz wake up the next morning to find they have super powers
The story about a lonely shark who befriends a near-sighted little sea urchin is sure to delight young readers, and additional pages offer simple activities for young people--a short message in secret letter-number code, fun facts about sea creatures, instructions for making a gloompa just like the book shows, black-and-white pictures to color, and a fascinating two-page explanation of exactly how the amazing artwork of Even Sharks Need Friends was created.
In a small number refractive eye surgery cases--usually, the patients, who are very young, very near-sighted or very farsighted--overcorrection or undercorrection of vision occurs.
In a well-known 1975 Harvard Business Review article titled "Marketing Myopia," Theodore Levitt bemoaned the narrow, near-sighted business definition that caused many industries to decline over the previous 100 years.
A history is destroyed, too, a legacy guarded by "three hundred generations / of goutish, near-sighted men.
Another explanation, perhaps in conjunction with a different size of the two eyes, is that one of your eyes is more near-sighted than the other.
Sine, too, was near-sighted and in need of protective sunglasses.
Some liberal commentators took them to task for being stubbornly near-sighted.
Thus, to make her way in the man's world of her new environment, Viola reinvents herself as Cesario, faithful male servant to the apparently near-sighted Orsino.
The report describes the outbreak of the brain-wasting disease as a symbolic result of the ministry's near-sighted policy of favoring producers of agricultural products under the influence of lawmakers, especially those of the Liberal Democratic Party, who represent farm interests.
Zina was near-sighted and astigmatic, even though neither her parents nor her three siblings are similarly afflicted.
On the other hand, focus on the here-and-now and immediate space makes one near-sighted.