cerca de

prep.
1 close to, about, near, beside.
2 near, at the verge of.
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cerca de
(cercano a) near, close 2 (aproximadamente) nearly, about, around
cerca de la estación near the station, close to the station
cerca de un año nearly a year
cerca de dos mil about two thousand
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nearly, almost
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= close to, near [nearer -comp., nearest -sup.], in the vicinity of, in close proximity to, around, a heartbeat away from, in sight of, in the proximity of
Ex. Thus, language and literature, medicine and physiology, and botany and agriculture could conveniently be placed close to each other.
Ex. He was a loner himself, a small-town country boy who spent most of his time wandering about the hills and fields near his home.
Ex. Public libraries in the vicinity of primary schools offer valuable supporting services in the way of loans for projects, exhibitions, displays and talks on library usage.
Ex. This cooperative venture between libraries enables distance students to borrow material from other libraries in close proximity to where they live or work.
Ex. As used in an index each card acts as a surrogate for one document, and the index terms for that document are encoded around the edge of the card.
Ex. Each of us lives every minute of every day just a heartbeat away from death.
Ex. When we were in sight of Kew Gardens it suddenly pelted it down with rain so heavy the window wipers couldn't cope.
Ex. Just by being in the proximity of a motocross race or snowboarding competition can help you start flirting with danger.
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= close to, near [nearer -comp., nearest -sup.], in the vicinity of, in close proximity to, around, a heartbeat away from, in sight of, in the proximity of

Ex: Thus, language and literature, medicine and physiology, and botany and agriculture could conveniently be placed close to each other.

Ex: He was a loner himself, a small-town country boy who spent most of his time wandering about the hills and fields near his home.
Ex: Public libraries in the vicinity of primary schools offer valuable supporting services in the way of loans for projects, exhibitions, displays and talks on library usage.
Ex: This cooperative venture between libraries enables distance students to borrow material from other libraries in close proximity to where they live or work.
Ex: As used in an index each card acts as a surrogate for one document, and the index terms for that document are encoded around the edge of the card.
Ex: Each of us lives every minute of every day just a heartbeat away from death.
Ex: When we were in sight of Kew Gardens it suddenly pelted it down with rain so heavy the window wipers couldn't cope.
Ex: Just by being in the proximity of a motocross race or snowboarding competition can help you start flirting with danger.


Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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