Definition Nearly

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Definition

nearly : almost, close to, practically
adverb
I've been working at Delavigne for nearly fifteen years now. Next Friday it will be fifteen years exactly.

(I) nearly (had a heart attack): (I) almost, practically, virtually (had a heart attack)
adverb
I nearly lost my job for smoking in the office: the boss says if I do it again I'll be fired.

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