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près

  

      adv  
     (pas loin)    near  
tout près      nearby  
J'habite tout près.      I live nearby.  
près de      near  
Il habite près de la poste.      He lives near the post office.  
Assieds-toi près de moi.      Sit down next to me.  
près d'ici      near here  
Est-ce que c'est près d'ici?      Is it near here?  
de près      closely  
Il a regardé la photo de près.      He looked closely at the photo.  
     (autres locutions)    près de      (=environ)   nearly  
Il y avait près de cinq cents spectateurs.      There were nearly 500 spectators.  
à qch près, à 1kg près      to within about 1kg  
On n'est pas à un jour près.      One day won't make any difference., One day either way won't make any difference.  
à peu de choses près      more or less  
à cela près que      apart from the fact that  
être près de faire      to be on the point of doing  
Il était près de le dénoncer.      He was on the point of informing on him.  
ne pas être près de faire qch      to be not about to do sth  
Je ne suis pas près de lui pardonner.      I'm not about to forgive him.  


à-peu-près  
      nm inv  
péjoratif   vague approximation
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
près prep.
near

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
prep.
near
exp.
nearly
adv.
closely
prep.
of about
adv.
very close by ; close
exp.
nearby
exp.
very near
adv.
closer
exp.
near here
adv.
close to the goal ; near the goal
prep.
very close to ; right by
exp.
situated near
adj.
standing next to
prep.
during almost
adv.
not very different from
adv.
roughly, just about
nm.
vague approximation ; haphazard approach
l'à-peu-près : méthode peu rigoureuse, approximative
exp.
to within about 1kg
exp.
more or less
exp.
just about
exp.
to within about 1kg
adv.
closely
adv.
very closely
exp.
close-shaven
adv.
too closely
n.
field mushroom
n.
autumn crocus
n.
daisy
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