from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Nearly; almost.
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- adv. almost, very nearly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. Almost; nearly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Very nigh; very nearly; almost wholly or entirely. Also written as a single word and (more properly) as two words.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
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