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Definition of close by

: at a short distance away Don't worry: if anything happens I'll be (standing) close by. They're building a school close by.

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“Close by.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/close%20by. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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