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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of near.

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Examples

  • With George Bush becoming increasingly isolated and unpopular as his term nears its end, he may not have any interest in the political consequences for John McCain.

    Michael Carmichael: Imminent US Strike on Iran Will Torpedo McCain

  • Her departure after more than four years on the job continues the recent exodus of key Bush aides as his term nears its final year.

    Nordstrom Doesn't Disappoint

  • Her departure after more than four years on the job continues the recent exodus of key Bush aides as his term nears its final year.

    Hot Off the Press

  • The title nears this latest milestone just a little over a month after it

    Gamasutra Feature Articles

  • But as the end of his term nears - the Egyptian diplomat steps down next week - and the IAEA no closer to knowing the true nature and extent of Tehran's nuclear ambitions, he has toughened his language in recent weeks.

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  • But as the end of his term nears -- the Egyptian diplomat steps down next week -- and the IAEA no closer to knowing the true nature and extent of Tehran's nuclear ambitions, he has toughened his language in recent weeks.

    Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense

  • It was the youngster who made all the difference for United, grabbing them three precious points as the race for the title nears the final stages.

    4thegame.com: Latest Barclays Premier League News

  • But as the end of his term nears - the Egyptian diplomat steps down next week - and the IAEA no closer to knowing the true nature and extent of Tehran's nuclear ambitions, he has toughened his language in recent weeks.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • But as the end of his term nears - the Egyptian diplomat steps down next week - and the IAEA no closer to knowing the true nature and extent of Tehran's nuclear ambitions, he has toughened his language in recent weeks.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Several current and former intelligence officials said the new intelligence estimate marked an attempt by career officers to declare independence from the Bush administration, particularly as its term nears an end.

    New Assessment

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