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adverb almost pronunciation in American English /ˈɔlmoʊst/
  1. nearly but not completely
    “Are you ready?” “Almost! I’m just putting my shoes on.”
    It’s been almost a year since she died.
    The baby’s almost walking now.
    almost all: Almost all of the students here are from South America.
    almost every/everyone/everything etc.: Almost everything was lost in the fire.
    almost as...as: Sam’s almost as tall as his mother.
    almost certainly: Anne will almost certainly get the job, don’t you think?
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