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al·most  (?lmst, ?l-mst)
Slightly short of; not quite; nearly: almost time to go; was almost asleep; had almost finished. See Usage Note at none.

[Middle English, from Old English ealmst : eall, all; see all + mst, most; see most.]

almost  /lmost, lmost/  >1 just about, approximately 2 nearly right, nearly accurate. Ants.
definitely | exactly.adv. 1 nearly, not quite: I have almost finished my homework. 2 just short of being correct: The pants almost fit, but they are too tight. almost

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