almost

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almost is part of the Basic English 850.
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almost is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
almost

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈɔːlməʊst/, SAMPA: /"O:lm@Ust/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈɔːlmoʊst/, SAMPA: /"O:lmoUst/
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Adverb[change]

  1. Very nearly; about 98% of something; not the same, but near to being the same.
    I am almost ready to go. I will be ready very soon.

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