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(in the) vicinity / nearby / neighboring / next to
recently / soon / nearest
  *近* | 近* | *近
near / close to / approximately
near in time / in the near future / very soon / recent
neighboring / adjacent / near / vicinity
Xi Jinping (1953-), PRC politician, General Secretary of the CPC from 2012, president of the PRC from 2013
to approach / to get close to
almost / nearly / close to
for the past few years
in the past few days / recently / in the last few days
near / to approach
recent year(s)
recently / lately
close / similar to
the not-very-distant past / modern times, excluding recent decades / (in the context of Chinese history) the period from the Opium Wars until the May 4th Movement (mid-19th century to 1919) / capitalist times (pre-1949)
close relative / near relation
nearby / in a close neighborhood
shortsighted / nearsighted / myopia
to press close to / to snuggle close / intimate
similar / about the same as / approximately / approximation
to press on towards / to close in on / to approach / to draw near
recent developments / current situation
right under one's nose / right in front of one's eyes / close at hand / imminent
in recent years
close to / intimate
intimate / to get close to
close to / approaching
close neighbor
suburbs / outskirts
lit. a pavilion near the water (idiom); fig. using one's proximity to the powerful to obtain favor
contemporary / modern person / close friend / associate / intimate
synonym / close equivalent expression
low beam (headlights)
coastal waters / offshore
amiable and approachable (idiom); easy-going / modest and unassuming / (of writing) plain and simple / easy to understand
to approach zero (in calculus)
perihelion, the nearest point of a planet in elliptic orbit to the sun / lower apsis
far and near / distance
very close / touching / very appropriate
approximate solution
to be on the brink of / to be on the verge of
to be almost within reach / to be close at hand
modern history (for China, from the Opium Wars until the fall of the Qing Dynasty, i.e. mid-19th to early 20th century)
(Tw) (computing) near-field communication (NFC)
to approach (a numerical value) / to converge to a limit (in calculus) / convergence
Kinki chihō, region of Japan around the old capital Kyōto, including Kyōto prefecture 京都府, Ōsaka prefecture 大阪府, Shiga prefecture 滋賀縣|滋贺县, Nara prefecture 奈良縣|奈良县, Mi'e prefecture 三重縣|三重县, Wakayama prefecture 和歌山縣|和歌山县, Hyōgo prefecture 兵庫縣|兵库县
immediate cause / proximate cause
close range
the last few years / last several years / recent years
Near East
to approach / to press in
seeking instant benefit (idiom); shortsighted vision, looking only for fast return
not amenable to reason / unreasonable
most recent in the past / recent / late / recently
near ancient history (often taken to mean Song, Yuan, Ming and Qing times)
member of a monarch's inner ministerial circle (old)
near by
to take a shortcut
those who handle cinnabar are stained red; those who work with ink are stained black (idiom) / you are the product of your environment
A relative afar is less use than a close neighbor (idiom). Take whatever help is on hand, even from strangers.
lots of money, less work, and close to home / ideal job
to sneak up on
to approach / to lean close to
Kondō (Japanese surname)
(computing) near-field communication (NFC)
He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects). / Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.
to approach / to get close to / to sneak up on / near to
recent photo
the pavilion closest to the water enjoys moonlight first (idiom) / to benefit from intimacy with an influential person
suburbs / city outskirts
shortcut / a quicker method
apsis / perigee
Kinta valley and river in Perak, Malaysia
near-Earth object (NEO)
with little learning
to come close / to get near to / front
to revere the past and despise the present (idiom)
simple words with a profound meaning (idiom)
recently / of late
modern history and contemporary history
old variant of 晚近
(of people) difficult to approach / inaccessible
on the brink
to approach / to draw near to
Prince KONOE Fumimaro (1891-), Japanese nobleman and militarist politician, prime minister 1937-1939 and 1940-1941
successive approximate values (idiom)
order of approximation
to bring (people) closer together
an ugly wife is a treasure at home (idiom)

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