near completion

idiom

: almost finished
The project is near completion.

Examples of near completion in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nevertheless, photos from reconnaissance flights showed the missile sites were near completion and U.S. armed forces were placed in DEFCON 2, the brink of war. David Goodhue, Miami Herald, 12 June 2024 The Hilltop Crossing project, which has 47 townhomes and single-family homes, is near completion and has 30 units in escrow. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 8 May 2024 The agency is also near completion of a report on Boeing’s safety culture that was launched early last year, an outgrowth of the two deadly crashes that led to a global grounding of the 737 Max in 2019. Ryan Beene, Fortune, 21 Feb. 2024 One of the major milestones for the city was the start and near completion of the Roberts Mills and Broad Street rehabilitation project, which has significantly reduced 1/1 (when stormwater and groundwater enter the wastewater system) in our sewer system. Sherry Greenfield, Baltimore Sun, 5 Jan. 2024 The European Commission’s report on Wednesday showed that Kyiv met four out of seven conditions to start formal accession talks, though more were near completion. Reuters, NBC News, 9 Nov. 2023 The Four Seasons did not release renderings of the staterooms or other interior areas, but Four Seasons President and CEO Alejandro Reynal told Robb Report the interior designs are near completion. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 27 Sep. 2023 The tragedy's aftermath is further compounded as authorities in Maui are near completion of the search and recovery phase. USA TODAY, 4 Sep. 2023 Other projects, including floodgates and large steel doors at the entrances of the Green Line tunnel near Fenway Station and the development and implementation of flood prevention measures on the Blue Line, are completed or near completion, according to the plan. Sabrina Shankman, BostonGlobe.com, 30 Apr. 2023

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“Near completion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/near%20completion. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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