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  *近* | 近* | *近
near / close to / approximately
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recently / soon / nearest
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(in the) vicinity / nearby / neighboring / next to
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to approach / to get close to
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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)
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almost / nearly / close to
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nearby / in a close neighborhood
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recently / lately
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seeking instant benefit (idiom); shortsighted vision, looking only for fast return
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near in time / in the near future / very soon / recent
Xi Jinping (1953-), PRC politician, General Secretary of the CCP from 2012, president of the PRC from 2013
recent developments / current situation
near / to approach
(in) the past few days / recently / (within) the next few days
close / similar to
to press close to / to snuggle close / intimate
shortsighted / nearsighted / myopia
close range
close to / approaching
intimate / to get close to
synonym / close equivalent expression
to approach / to draw near to
close to / intimate
to press on towards / to close in on / to approach / to draw near
for the past few years
neighboring / adjacent / near / vicinity
recent photo
far and near / distance
similar / about the same as / approximately / approximation
modern history and contemporary history
newly
recent year(s)
to be almost within reach / to be close at hand
nearby
nearby
close neighbor
to be known far and wide / to be well-known
to be on the brink of / to be on the verge of
to approach / to lean close to
close relative / near relation
amiable and approachable (idiom); easygoing / modest and unassuming / (of writing) plain and simple / easy to understand
to approach (a numerical value) / to converge to a limit (in calculus) / convergence
A relative afar is less use than a close neighbor (idiom). Take whatever help is on hand, even from strangers.
in recent years
to approach gradually
to approach / to press in
perihelion, the nearest point of a planet in elliptic orbit to the sun / lower apsis
(computing) near-field communication (NFC)
modern history (for China, from the Opium Wars until the fall of the Qing Dynasty, i.e. mid-19th to early 20th century)
Near East
right under one's nose / right in front of one's eyes / close at hand / imminent
to worm one's way into being friends with sb (usually derogatory)
lit. a pavilion near the water (idiom); fig. using one's proximity to the powerful to obtain favor
the last few years / last several years / recent years
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.
analgin (loanword)
not amenable to reason / unreasonable
to bring (people) closer together
low Earth orbit (LEO)
to come close / to get near to / front
Kinta valley and river in Perak, Malaysia
apsis / perigee
(Tw) (computing) near-field communication (NFC)
coastal waters / offshore
suburbs / outskirts
the pavilion closest to the water enjoys moonlight first (idiom) / to benefit from intimacy with an influential person
pseudomyopia
(math.) asymptote
shortcut
those who handle cinnabar are stained red; those who work with ink are stained black (idiom) / you are the product of your environment
water in a distant place is of little use in putting out a fire right here / (fig.) a slow remedy does not address the current emergency
a genre of poetry, developed in the Tang Dynasty, characterized by its strict form
member of a monarch's inner ministerial circle (old)
to sneak up on
approximate solution
to take a shortcut
inbreeding
immediate cause / proximate cause
simple
most recent in the past / recent / late / recently
to take a shortcut
lit. distant water does not cure present thirst; fig. urgent need / a slow remedy does not address immediate needs
accessible
low beam (headlights)
old variant of 晚近
to approach zero (in calculus)
(computing) near-field communication (NFC)
lots of money, less work, and close to home / ideal job
to approach / to get close to / to sneak up on / near to
near by
one is judged by the company one keeps (idiom)
shortcut / a quicker method
suburbs / city outskirts
Kondō (Japanese surname)
to aim low / to aim to get by / without lofty ambition
inbreeding
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
Prince KONOE Fumimaro (1891-), Japanese nobleman and militarist politician, prime minister 1937-1939 and 1940-1941
to love learning is akin to knowledge, to study diligently is akin to benevolence, to know shame is akin to courage (Confucius)
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