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presque

  

      adv  
     (positif)    almost, nearly  
Il est presque six heures.      It's almost 6 o'clock., It's nearly 6 o'clock.  
Nous sommes presque arrivés.      We're almost there., We're nearly there.  
la presque totalité de      almost all of, nearly all of  
     (négatif)    presque rien      hardly anything  
Elle n'a presque rien mangé.      She's hardly eaten anything.  
presque pas      hardly at all  
Il ne dort presque pas.      He hardly sleeps at all.  
presque pas de      hardly any  
Il n'y a presque pas de place.      There's hardly any space., There's hardly any room.  
personne, ou presque      next to nobody, hardly anyone  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
presque adv.
almost

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
hardly anything
adv.
almost nothing
adv.
almost never ; almost ever
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almost perfect
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near perfect
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hardly any
n.
near mint condition
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'presque' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
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"presque": examples and translations in context
Il s'agit presque toujours d'atteintes portées aux citoyens chinois. They almost always concern acts of cruelty against its own citizens.
Ajouter le vin et laisser réduire presque à sec. Ajouter le bouillon et saler. Add the wine and reduce until almost dry. Add the broth and season with salt.
En fait, depuis juillet 2009, le nombre d'emplois a crû de presque 822 000. In fact, since July 2009, employment has increased by almost 822,000 jobs.
Les salésiens de Don Bosco sont actifs dans le pays depuis presque 50 ans. The Don Bosco Salesians have been active the country for almost 50 years.
La réponse, dans les faits plutôt qu'en théorie, est : presque personne. The answer, which is factual rather than theoretical, is : almost nobody.
Depuis 1990, les aires protégées au Canada ont presque doublé; Since 1990, protected areas in Canada have nearly doubled; and
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