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near, as to a common center; adjacent, especially to a city:
The city is enveloping its close-in suburbs.
occurring or provided at close quarters:
Fighter planes provided daring close-in air support.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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The city's downtown and its old,
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And not a single
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vaults would be convenient, but could pose an earthquake risk, experts say.
Most of the energy is wasted as
overkill in big bombs.
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pictures, and grab samples.
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