Definition of all but
: very nearly : almost <would be all but impossible>
Examples of all but in a sentence
Without you the job would have been all but impossible.
We had all but given up hope.
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Definition of all but for English Language Learners
: very nearly
ALL BUT Defined for Kids
Definition of all but for Students
: very nearly : almost <“He is all but forgotten.” — William H. Armstrong, Sounder>
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