near thing

noun

Definition of near thing

British
: an attempt that is almost not successful Our team won the match, but it was a very near thing.

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“Near thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/near%20thing. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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