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nearby

[neer-bahy] /ˈnɪərˈbaɪ/
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 of nearby
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English; see near, by1
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nearby

adjective (ˈnɪəˌbaɪ)
1.
not far away; close at hand
adverb (ˌnɪəˈbaɪ)
2.
close by
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Word Origin and History for nearby

"close at hand," late 14c. (one-word form from 15c.), from near + by.

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