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next best

Syllabification: next best

Definition of next best in English:

adjective

[attributive]
Second in order of preference; to be preferred if one’s first choice is not available: the next best thing to flying is gliding
More example sentences
  • The next best option now is to order something with at least one recognisable word in it.
  • Being a writer can be the next best thing to being anonymous.
  • If you didn't get to MUTEK this year, picking up this collection is probably the next best thing.

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