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Definition of near and dear

: very close in relationship friends who are near and dear my nearest and dearest friend

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near and dear

near at hand

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“Near and dear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/near%20and%20dear. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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