near and dear


near and dear
people who are precious, family members

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • near and dear — very close in relationship friends who are near and dear my nearest and dearest friend • • • Main Entry: ↑near …   Useful english dictionary

  • near and dear to — (you) very important to you. People usually give more attention to the things that are particularly near and dear to them …   New idioms dictionary

  • near and dear — Inglish (Indian English) Dictionary Friends and family …   English dialects glossary

  • near and dear to you — near and dear to (you) very important to you. People usually give more attention to the things that are particularly near and dear to them …   New idioms dictionary

  • near — [[t]nɪər[/t]] adv. and adj. near•er, near•est, prep. v. adv. 1) at, within, or to a short distance; close in space 2) close in time: The new year draws near[/ex] 3) closely with respect to connection, similarity, etc. (often used in combination) …   From formal English to slang

  • near — {{11}}near (adv.) O.E. near closer, nearer, comparative of neah, neh nigh. Influenced by O.N. naer near, it came to be used as a positive form mid 13c., and new comparative nearer developed 1500s (see NIGH (Cf. nigh)). As an adjective from c.1300 …   Etymology dictionary

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