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(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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As Christmas gets ever nearer, the problem is going to get ever worse.
Jayanne English, of the University of Manitoba, said that they can use the radio waves from the background galaxy, coming through the nearer one, as a way to measure the properties of the nearer galaxy.
eel --alert each closer-- nearer-- nearer dogs nearer back
although Mcleish, right, plans to take a softer line on the issue he still backs the club's policy players must live nearer the Bodymoor heath training ground.
As the day approaches nearer, the enthusiasm among children, all men and women, young and old develops alike who have already started showing keen interest in buying national flags, stickers and badges from shops to celebrate the Day.
Money raised from the draw for Southport Lifeboat could save lives as it will help fund a new Lifeboat House nearer the sea.
Provisional data puts the death toll at 460 last year but on World Suicide Prevention Day, Fine Gael TD Dan Neville said the true number is nearer 600.
BIRMINGHAM v READING TODAY 3PM: Reading defender Ulises de la Cruz is hungry for goals after moving nearer to his favourite restaurant.
Violent storms include the 1888 blizzard in the central part of the Commonwealth and the 1978 blizzard nearer Boston, the 1938 hurricane in New England and the 1953 Worcester tornado.
As for the deputy leadership, what I said in September was that I didn't rule it out but would make a decision nearer the time when we had a better idea of the time-scale and that remains the position.
The greater the apparent motion, the nearer the star.
Wait until our Dave gets his skates on nearer to an election, and with the ongoing inquiries that could be nearer than we think.