nearly but not completely
‘Are you ready?’ ‘Almost! I’m just putting my shoes on.’
It’s 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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