nearby

[neer-bahy]
adjective
1.
close at hand; not far off; adjacent; neighboring: a nearby village.
adverb
2.
in the neighborhood or vicinity; close by: She works nearby.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English; see near, by

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nearby
 
adj
1.  not far away; close at hand
 
adv
2.  close by

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nearby
"close at hand," late 14c., from near + by.
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Example sentences
If you are interested in participating in scientific research, reach out to people nearby and see if you can help.
Our faculty and staff shop nearby and pay income, property, and sales taxes.
She was an artist and had a studio nearby, and she had gone out for her usual lunchtime walk.
Many of the courses are similar to those one might take at the nearby robotics
  company's training facilities.
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