at/in close quarters

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Definition of at/in close quarters

1 : close together usually in a very small space The sailors were living in close quarters.
2 : being in close contact We could observe the behavior of all the animals at close quarters.

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“At/in close quarters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%2Fin%20close%20quarters. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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