Pronunciation: /ˈni(ə)rˌbī /
- Close at hand; not far away: he slung his jacket over a nearby chairMore example sentences
- But Mr Dodsworth claimed that nearby residents had all been in the dark.
- He believes that nearby shops may be using the banks to dump cardboard boxes.
- And the copper giant has also adopted three primary health centres in nearby villages.
Pronunciation: /ˌni(ə)rˈbī /(British also near by) Back to top
- Close by; very near: his four sisters live nearbyMore example sentences
- Luckily we have relations who live nearby and we were able to go and stay with them over night.
- Joe was lurking somewhere nearby, as he always is.
- But after some hours had passed, she realized that she could hear a sound somewhere nearby.