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anear

[uh-neer] /əˈnɪər/
adverb, preposition, Archaic.
1.
near.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; a- (semantically empty, perhaps by analogy with afar; cf. apast) + near
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British Dictionary definitions for anear

anear

/əˈnɪə/
preposition
1.
near
adverb
2.
nearly
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Word Origin and History for anear
adv.

"nearly," c.1600, from a- (1) + near.

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