Translation of near in French:


Pronunciation: /nɪə(r)/


  • 1 (close) près to live quite near habiter tout près to move nearer s'approcher davantage (to de) to bring sth nearer approcher qch
  • 2 (nearly) as near perfect as it could be aussi proche de la perfection que possible nowhere near finished loin d'être fini


  • 1 près de near here près d'ici near the beginning of the article presque au début de l'article he's no nearer (making) a decision il n'est pas plus décidé
  • 2 (in time) nearer the time quand la date approchera it's getting near Christmas Noël approche


  • proche in the near future dans un avenir proche the nearest shops les magasins les plus proches


  • approcher de to near completion toucher à sa fin

phr (near enough)

  • à peu près

phr (near to)

  • 1 (in space) près de nearer to plus près de
  • 3to come near to doing faillir faire

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