There are 2 translations of cerca in English:

cerca1

adv

  • 1 1.1 (en el espacio) near, close su casa queda or está muy cerca her house is very near o/or very close ¿hay algún banco cerca? is there a bank nearby o/or close by? vamos a pie, queda aquí cerquita let's walk, it's very near (here) o/or it's very close queda cerquísima it's only just around the corner ( o/or just down the road etc) una de estas tiendas que hay aquí cerca one of these shops just up the road o around the corner o near herecerca de algo/algn viven cerca de casa/de Tampico they live near us/near Tampico siéntate cerca de mí or [uso criticado/criticized usage]cerca mío sit near me me siento muy cerca de ti I feel very close to you 1.2de cerca close up, close to me acerqué para verlo de cerca I went nearer so I could see it close up o/or close to no veo bien de cerca I'm longsighted seguir algo de cerca to follow sth closely
  • 3 (indicando aproximación) cerca de almost, nearly, close on vendieron cerca de 1.000 cabezas de ganado they sold almost o nearly o close on 1,000 head of cattle

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There are 2 translations of cerca in English:

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Word of the day imprudente
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Cultural fact of the day

Quechua is the language of the Incas. Quechua is spoken today by some 13 million people in Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Argentina. Since 1975 it has been an official language in Peru. The Quechua people are one of South America's most important ethnic minorities. Words derived from Quechua include coca, cóndor, pampa, and puma.