in close quarters

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Definition of in close quarters

: very close together Over 200 people lived in close quarters on the ship.

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“In close quarters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20close%20quarters. Accessed 29 Sep. 2022.

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