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far from

Definition of far from in English:

Very different from being; tending to the opposite of: conditions were far from satisfactory
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  • Players are so in fear of stepping out of line off the pitch they are far from relaxed by the time they step onto it.
  • While this is a far from perfect democratic election, the genie may well be out of the bottle.
  • I'd love to tell you all about it in fine detail but one-handed typing is far from fun.
not, not at all, nowhere near;
the opposite of, the antithesis of, anything but
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