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close call Syllabification: close call
Pronunciation: /ˌklōs ˈkôl/

Definition of close call in English:


A narrow escape from danger or disaster.
Example sentences
  • I had another close call though, because they grabbed a window seat between me and the door.
  • The traction from a good heel brake can help you escape many high-speed close calls.
  • Integral to those efforts is the implementation of a nonpunitive reporting system for errors and near misses or close calls.
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