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  • verb Present participle of near.


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  • With his four-year term nearing an end, he recently spoke with Zhang Tao of Caixin about the lessons of the crisis and the path of global development—including the internationalization of the yuan and the shifting of poverty-fighting industrialism.

    The Development Ladder, Post-Crisis

  • UBS financial chief John Cryan expressed confidence in nearing the 300 billion Swiss francs goal as he detailed some of what the bank plans to do, including a further cutback of its book of U.S. student loan-related securities, acquired as part of an ill-fated hedge fund venture which ultimately tugged the investment bank into losses and prompted a Swiss government shore-up two years ago.

    UBS to Resume Profit Payouts in 2013

  • We slip into darkness again nearing St. Clair Station.

    Passing Trains (Music (For Robots))

  • There was a heavy bombardment nearing from the Americans 'big guns, and the guards were in a hurry.

    The Last Epitaph

  • In an e-mail, he wrote, The most important thing to me at the moment and surprising is since 4 p.m. yesterday we have received over 500 e-mails and phone calls nearing the 300

    NYT > Home Page

  • It's likely to pass, but with a price tag nearing $1 trillion taxpayer and people are now making all kinds of claims about what is in the bill.

    CNN Transcript Jan 28, 2009

  • Described as a move to placate wary Republicans who shudder at an ungodly price tag nearing $800 billion, Obama has indicated that nearly half of the package will take the form of tax credits to individuals and businesses.

    Elizabeth Rigby: Tax Credits vs. Spending: Why Progressives Should Care How the Stimulus is Delivered

  • The Senate is set to vote soon on its version, which carries a price tag nearing $900 billion.

    Business to Get Share of Relief

  • Before you send it on down the line, however ponder the fact that the War in Iraq, with its price tag nearing or surpassing $2 trillion is so sapping the common weal that the Dodd-Hagel scheme may be naught but a pipedream, and our inability to actually do what we must do to retain competitiveness in the global economy could very well send our sons and daughters and grandkids down the economic drainpipe.

    America's Future: the Greatest Iraq Causalty

  • While the massive price tag nearing the $10,000 USD mark is a bit much, you know there's going to be a huge following of this camera.



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