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  • 1 near — near1 W1S1 [nıə US nır] adv, prep ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(short distance away)¦ 2¦(short time before)¦ 3¦(almost doing something)¦ 4¦(amount or level)¦ 5¦(similar)¦ 6 near perfect/impossible etc 7 draw near 8 (as) near as damn it 9 near enough …

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  • 2 near — 1 adverb, preposition 1 only a short distance from a person or thing: Bob was standing near enough to hear what they said. | Why don t you move your chair nearer mine? | near to: Don t sit too near to the screen. | go/come/get etc near (=to move… …

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  • 3 near — adv., prep., adj., & v. adv. 1 (often foll. by to) to or at a short distance in space or time; close by (the time drew near; dropped near to them). 2 closely (as near as one can guess). 3 archaic almost, nearly (very near died). 4 archaic… …

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  • 4 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 5 Come — Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …

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  • 6 Come on Over Tour — Promotional poster for 1998 tour Tour by Shania Twain Associated album Come On Over …

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  • 7 Come Out, Ye Black and Tans — (sometimes Black and Tan ) is an Irish rebel song referring to the Black and Tans, the British paramilitary police auxiliary force in Ireland during the 1920s. The song was written by Dominic Behan as a tribute to his father Stephen; often… …

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  • 8 Come, Tell Me How You Live —   …

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  • 9 Near-Earth asteroid — Near Earth asteroids (NEAs) are asteroids whose orbits are close to Earth s orbit. All near Earth asteroids spend part of their orbits between 0.983 and 1.3 astronomical units away from the Sun. Some near Earth asteroids orbits intersect Earth s… …

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  • 10 Come as You Are (Nirvana song) — Come as You Are Single by Nirvana from the album Nevermind B side …

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  • 11 Come Play With Me — film poster by Tom Chantrell Directed by Harrison Marks …

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  • 12 near — [nir] adv. [ME nere < ON & OE: ON nær, near (orig. compar. of nā ): OE near, nearer, compar. of neah, NIGH] 1. at or to a relatively short distance in space or time [summer draws near] 2. relatively close in degree; almost: now usually nearly… …

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  • 13 Come Back, Africa — Directed by Lionel Rogosin Produced by Lionel Rogosin Written by Lionel Rogosin, Lewis Nkosi, William Modisane Cin …

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  • 14 come up — {v.} 1. To become a subject for discussion or decision to talk about or decide about. * / He was a good salesman, and price never came up until the very last, Mary said./ * /The question of wage increases came up at the board meeting./ * /Mayor… …

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  • 15 come up — {v.} 1. To become a subject for discussion or decision to talk about or decide about. * / He was a good salesman, and price never came up until the very last, Mary said./ * /The question of wage increases came up at the board meeting./ * /Mayor… …

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  • 16 come (or fall) apart at the seams — informal be in a very poor condition and near to collapse. → seam …

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  • 17 come — 1 /kVm/ verb past tense came past participle come MOVE 1 (I) a word meaning to move towards someone, or to visit or arrive at a place, used when the person speaking or the person listening is in that place: Come a little closer. | Sarah s coming… …

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  • 18 near — /nɪə / (say near) adverb 1. close: near by. 2. nigh; at, within, or to a short distance: to stand near. 3. close at hand in time: New Year s Day is near. 4. close in relation; closely with respect to connection, similarity, etc. 5. Chiefly… …

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  • 19 come — v. & n. v.intr. (past came; past part. come) 1 move, be brought towards, or reach a place thought of as near or familiar to the speaker or hearer (come and see me; shall we come to your house?; the books have come). 2 reach or be brought to a… …

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  • 20 come — come1 W1S1 [kʌm] v past tense came [keım] past participle come ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move towards somebody/something)¦ 2¦(go with somebody)¦ 3¦(travel to a place)¦ 4¦(post)¦ 5¦(happen)¦ 6¦(reach a level/place)¦ 7¦(be produce …

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