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Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (within a short distance)vicino avv
 He gestured to us to come near.
 Ci ha fatto segno di andare più vicino.
near (to) [sth/sb] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (close to)vicino a prep
 Near her feet, she found a coin.
 Ha trovato una moneta vicino ai suoi piedi.
near [sth/sb] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (next to, beside)vicino a, accanto a prep
 Take the bicycle near you.
 Porta la bicicletta vicino a te.
near (to) [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." figurative (close to: state, condition) (figurato)sull'orlo di, a un passo da prep
 She was near hysteria when we finally got there.
 Era sull'orlo di una crisi isterica quando finalmente siamo arrivati.
near [sth] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (time: almost)quasi avv
  circa avv
 It's near nine o'clock.
 Sono quasi le nove.
near adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (close in time)prossimo agg
 I'll do the job in the near future.
 Farò il lavoro in un futuro prossimo.
near adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (closely related)prossimo agg
 We have invited all the near relatives to the wedding.
 Abbiamo invitato al matrimonio tutti i parenti prossimi.
near viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (approach)avvicinarsi v rif
 She neared, and whispered a secret in my ear.
 Si è avvicinata e mi ha sussurrato un segreto all'orecchio.
near [sth/sb] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (approach)avvicinarsi a v rif
 The landing plane neared the airport.
 L'aereo in fase di atterraggio si avvicinava all'aeroporto.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
near adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (close to original)fedele, simile agg
 It is a near likeness of the original painting.
 È una copia fedele del dipinto originale.
near adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." US (friends: intimate) (amici)stretto, intimo agg
 She gathered her near friends to tell them about her engagement.
 Ha riunito i suoi amici stretti per informarli del suo fidanzamento.
near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US, informal (all but, nearly)quasi avv
 It's near five years since I've seen my friend.
 Sono quasi cinque anni che non vedo il mio amico.
near preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (close in time)quasi avv
 They scored a point near the end of the game.
 Hanno segnato un punto a partita quasi finita.
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Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
anywhere near adv + prep (in the vicinity)vicino a prep
 I'm not sure where the swimming pool is. Is it anywhere near the sports hall?
 Non so dove sia la piscina. È vicina al centro sportivo?
close to your heart,
near your heart
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(cherished, important) (idiomatico)stare a cuore vi
 It's a subject that's close to my heart.
 È un argomento che mi sta a cuore.
come near [sth/sb] vi + prep (approach)avvicinarsi v rif
 Don't come near me or I'll shoot!
 Non avvicinarti o sparo!
come near vi + adv (approach)avvicinarsi v rif
 She warned him not to come near, as she was still contagious.
come near to [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (nearly experience) (figurato)essere vicino a vi
come near to doing [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (nearly experience) (figurato)essere vicino a [qlcs], arrivare vicino a [qlcs] vi
 After I lost my job and my son died, I came near to having a breakdown.
damn near [sth] advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." slang (almost)quasi avv
  per poco non
 Be careful with that cane! You damn near took my eye out!
draw near vi + adv figurative (be imminent)avvicinarsi v rif
 New Year's Day is drawing near.
 Il nuovo anno si avvicina.
draw near vi + adv (approach)avvicinarsi v rif
 As we drew near, the air became thick with smoke.
 Appena ci avviciniamo alla città l'aria si fa puzzolente e scura.
draw near [sth] vi + prep (approach)avvicinarsi v rif
 As we drew near the gates, they opened automatically.
 Come ci siamo avvicinati ai cancelli, si sono aperti automaticamente.
go near [sth/sb] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (approach, get close to)avvicinarsi a v rif
 The noise from the crowd increased every time the ball went near the penalty box.
 Il rumore della folla aumentava ogni volta che la palla si avvicinava all'area di rigore.
in the near future exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (soon)prossimamente avv
 The exam results will be announced in the near future, but we don't know the exact date.
 I risultati degli esami saranno annunciati prossimamente, ma non sappiamo esattamente quando.
  nell'immediato, nell'immediato futuro loc avv
 I risultati degli esami saranno annunciati nell'immediato futuro, ma non sappiamo esattamente quando.
near and far adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (close and distant)vicino e lontano agg
 Focusing the camera can be a problem in shots where objects are near and far.
 Mettere a fuoco la macchina fotografica può essere un problema negli scatti in cui gli oggetti sono vicini e lontani.
near and far,
far and near
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(everywhere)ovunque, dovunque, in ogni dove, da ogni dove avv
 We hunted near and far for that missing shoe. People came from near and far to see the boy wonder play the piano.
 Abbiamo cercato la scarpa mancante ovunque. La gente veniva da ogni dove per vedere il bambino prodigio che suonava il pianoforte.
near at hand adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (close, approaching) (figurato)vicino, prossimo agg
 The grapes are ripening; harvest time is near at hand.
 L'uva sta maturando, il tempo della vendemmia è vicino.
near at hand adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (very near)a portata di mano agg
 He always keeps a pipe and tobacco near at hand.
 Tiene sempre la pipa e il tabacco a portata di mano.
Near East nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. dated (Middle Eastern region)Vicino Oriente nm
near enough to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sufficiently close in relation to)abbastanza vicino agg
 Sono abbastanza vicino a Sara per capire a pieno i suoi sentimenti.
near enough to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sufficiently close so as to)abbastanza vicino agg
 I was near enough to touch him!
 Ero abbastanza vicino da toccarlo.
near future nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a short time from now)prossimo futuro nm
 I'm hoping to go to Italy in the near future.
 Spero di andare in Italia nel prossimo futuro.
near miss nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (almost a hit)incidente mancato nm
  (informale)mancarci poco
 That was a near miss; those two cars almost collided.
 C'è mancato poco: quelle due auto sono quasi andate a sbattere.
near miss nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (shot that almost hit its target)cosa mancata per un soffio nf
  tentativo quasi riuscito nm
near-miss adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (almost colliding)mancata collisione nf
near-miss adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (almost hitting the target)che ha mancato di poco il bersaglio agg
  mancato per poco agg
near money nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: easily converted to cash)quasi moneta nf
near point nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (closest point at which the eye can focus) (vista)punto più vicino nm
 The near point for someone with normal vision is 25 cm.
near relation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (close family member)parente stretto nm
near side nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (side which is closest)lato vicino, lato più vicino nm
near the ground advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (close to the earth)vicino al suolo avv
 The helicopter hovered near the ground for a few minutes before finally taking off.
 L'elicottero rimase sospeso vicino al suolo per qualche minuto prima di prendere finalmente il volo.
near the knuckle adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal, figurative (risqué)osé, spinto agg
near to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (near)vicino a agg + prep
 My school is near to my house.
 La mia scuola è vicina a casa.
near to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (about to)quasi avv
 The project is near to completion.
 Il progetto è quasi completo.
  stare per vi
 Il progetto sta per essere completato.
near-death experience nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (coming close to death)vedere la morte in faccia vtr
nowhere near,
not anywhere near
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(not close to)non... per niente vicino a, non... assolutamente vicino a loc agg
 The bank is nowhere near the library.
 La banca non è per niente vicino alla biblioteca.
  da tutt'altra parte rispetto a loc avv
 La banca è da tutt'altra parte rispetto alla biblioteca.
nowhere near,
not anywhere near
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
figurative, informal (not at all)non ... per niente loc agg
 Your description is nowhere near accurate.
 La descrizione che hai fatto dell'accaduto non è per niente accurata.
pretty near adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (quite close)piuttosto vicino, abbastanza vicino agg
  molto vicino agg
pretty near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." US, informal (quite close)quasi avv
  (formale)pressoché avv
  (colloquiale)praticamente avv
 They pretty near demolished the other team.
 Hanno quasi demolito l'altra squadra.
 Hanno pressoché demolito l'altra squadra.
 Hanno praticamente demolito l'altra squadra.
somewhere near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in the vicinity)nelle vicinanze
too near adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (excessively close)troppo vicino avv
 The boots are too near the fire and may get burned.
too near advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (excessively close)troppo vicino
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Collocations: nearing [your destination, the store, the school], in the near future, nearing the top of the [mountain, hill], more...

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