cercano


cercano
adj.
1 close, immediate, near, nearby.
2 close, dear.
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cercano
adjetivo
1 (inmediato) near, close
el fin está cercano the end is near
2 (vecino) nearby, neighbouring (US neighboring)
3 (pariente) close
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FRASEOLOGÍA
el Cercano Oriente the Near East
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(f. - cercana)
adj.
close, near, nearby
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ADJ
1) [lugar] nearby

entraron en un bar cercano — they went to a nearby bar

acudió a la comisaría más cercana — he went to the nearest police station

sentía la presencia cercana de su madre — he felt the presence of his mother nearby

cercano a — close to, near, near to

un hotel cercano al aeropuerto — a hotel close to o near (to) the airport

una cifra cercana a los tres millones de dólares — a figure close to three million dollars

2) [amigo, pariente] close

su colaborador más cercano — his closest collaborator

cercano a — close to

según fuentes cercanas al ministerio — according to sources close to the ministry

personas cercanas a la organización terrorista — people closely linked to the terrorist organization

3) [en el tiempo]

en el futuro cercano — in the near future

cree cercana la firma del acuerdo — he believes that they are close to signing the agreement

ahora, cuando está cercano el primer aniversario de su muerte — now, as the first anniversary of her death approaches

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-na adjetivo
1)
a) (en el espacio) nearby, neighboring*

cercano a algo — near something, close to something

los pueblos cercanos a Durango — the villages in the vicinity of o close to o near Durango

una suma cercana al millón — an amount close to o close on a million

b) (en el tiempo) close, near

en fecha cercana — soon

cercano a algo — close to something

se sentía cercano a su fin — he felt the end was near

2) <pariente/amigo> close
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= adjacent, adjoining, close [closer -comp., closest -sup.], immediate, nearby [near-by], neighbouring [neighboring, -USA], near at hand, close at hand, in sight, over the horizon, on the horizon, close-by, proximate, near [nearer -comp., nearest -sup.], within sight, within range.
Ex. Before him there are the two items to be joined, projected onto adjacent viewing positions.
Ex. The library is poorly sited outside the shopping centre and on the brow of a hill, and faces competition from adjoining libraries.
Ex. Superior cataloguing may result, since more consistency and closer adherence to standard codes are likely to emerge with cataloguers who spend all of their time cataloguing, than with a librarian who tackles cataloguing as one of various professional tasks.
Ex. This system offers immediate access when required by users and staff, preferably several users at the same time.
Ex. An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
Ex. The philosophical, brooding Hippopotamians have suffered many attacks by the neighbouring Crocs who are well known for their purposefulness and efficiency.
Ex. The firm does not have to be near at hand, but there must be plenty of cooperation and consultation as to selection of stock.
Ex. Material needed daily should be stored close at hand.
Ex. The trend is definitely towards the electronic submission, but the point where this method will entirely supplant the others is not yet in sight.
Ex. This article surveys the changes which have already occurred and those which are just over the horizon.
Ex. The author concludes with descriptions of advances in the technology currently on the horizon.
Ex. The second phase of the study entailed interviewing at close-by universities in the Midwest.
Ex. For example, Literature and Language should be proximate, as should Commerce and Economics and Business, Psychology and Medicine, and so on.
Ex. He was a loner himself, a small-town country boy who spent most of his time wandering about the hills and fields near his home.
Ex. As the major US telecommunications service providers install fibre optic cable, the availability of interactive video is within sight.
Ex. 77% of the world's population lives within range of a mobile network.
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* cercano a = approaching, in close proximity to.
* Cercano Oriente = Near East.
* cercano uno del otro = in close proximity.
* del Cercano Oriente = Near-Eastern.
* en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
* en un futuro más o menos cercano = in the near future.
* en un futuro muy cercano = in the very near future.
* en un período más o menos cercano = in the near future.
* experiencia cercana a la muerte = near death experience.
* futuro cercano, el = near future, the.
* lado más cercano, el = near side, the.
* lo más cercano a = the nearest thing to.
* pariente cercano = close relation.
* redondear al número entero más cercano = round up to + the nearest whole number.
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-na adjetivo
1)
a) (en el espacio) nearby, neighboring*

cercano a algo — near something, close to something

los pueblos cercanos a Durango — the villages in the vicinity of o close to o near Durango

una suma cercana al millón — an amount close to o close on a million

b) (en el tiempo) close, near

en fecha cercana — soon

cercano a algo — close to something

se sentía cercano a su fin — he felt the end was near

2) <pariente/amigo> close
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= adjacent, adjoining, close [closer -comp., closest -sup.], immediate, nearby [near-by], neighbouring [neighboring, -USA], near at hand, close at hand, in sight, over the horizon, on the horizon, close-by, proximate, near [nearer -comp., nearest -sup.], within sight, within range.

Ex: Before him there are the two items to be joined, projected onto adjacent viewing positions.

Ex: The library is poorly sited outside the shopping centre and on the brow of a hill, and faces competition from adjoining libraries.
Ex: Superior cataloguing may result, since more consistency and closer adherence to standard codes are likely to emerge with cataloguers who spend all of their time cataloguing, than with a librarian who tackles cataloguing as one of various professional tasks.
Ex: This system offers immediate access when required by users and staff, preferably several users at the same time.
Ex: An earlier leakage had prompted library staff to make arrangements with a nearby firm of book conservation specialists in the event of a further disaster.
Ex: The philosophical, brooding Hippopotamians have suffered many attacks by the neighbouring Crocs who are well known for their purposefulness and efficiency.
Ex: The firm does not have to be near at hand, but there must be plenty of cooperation and consultation as to selection of stock.
Ex: Material needed daily should be stored close at hand.
Ex: The trend is definitely towards the electronic submission, but the point where this method will entirely supplant the others is not yet in sight.
Ex: This article surveys the changes which have already occurred and those which are just over the horizon.
Ex: The author concludes with descriptions of advances in the technology currently on the horizon.
Ex: The second phase of the study entailed interviewing at close-by universities in the Midwest.
Ex: For example, Literature and Language should be proximate, as should Commerce and Economics and Business, Psychology and Medicine, and so on.
Ex: He was a loner himself, a small-town country boy who spent most of his time wandering about the hills and fields near his home.
Ex: As the major US telecommunications service providers install fibre optic cable, the availability of interactive video is within sight.
Ex: 77% of the world's population lives within range of a mobile network.
* cercano a = approaching, in close proximity to.
* Cercano Oriente = Near East.
* cercano uno del otro = in close proximity.
* del Cercano Oriente = Near-Eastern.
* en el futuro cercano = in the foreseeable future.
* en un futuro más o menos cercano = in the near future.
* en un futuro muy cercano = in the very near future.
* en un período más o menos cercano = in the near future.
* experiencia cercana a la muerte = near death experience.
* futuro cercano, el = near future, the.
* lado más cercano, el = near side, the.
* lo más cercano a = the nearest thing to.
* pariente cercano = close relation.
* redondear al número entero más cercano = round up to + the nearest whole number.

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cercano -na
adjective
A
1 (en el espacio) nearby, neighboring* cercano A algo near sth, close TO sth
los pueblos cercanos a Durango the villages in the vicinity of o close to o near Durango
una suma cercana al millón an amount close to o close on a million
2 (en el tiempo) close, near
en fecha cercana soon
cercano A algo close TO sth
se sentía cercano a su fin he felt the end was near o close, he felt he was close to the end
Compuesto:
Cercano Oriente
masculine:
el Cercano Oriente the Near East
B ‹pariente/amigo› close
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cercano
-na adjetivo

1
a) (en el espacio) nearby, neighboring(conjugate neighboring);

cercano a algo near sth, close to sth;
el Ccercano Oriente the Near East

b) (en el tiempo) close, near;

en fecha cercana soon;

cercano a algo close to sth
2pariente/amigoclose
cercano,-a adjetivo
1 close, nearby
un pueblo cercano, a nearby village
2 (pariente) close
3 Cercano Oriente, Near East
'cercano' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
cercana
- ir
- próxima
- próximo
- vecina
- vecino
- futuro
English:
close
- early
- immediate
- near
- nearby
- nursery
- offshore
- proximate
- next
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cercano, -a adj
1. [en el espacio] nearby;
cercano a near, close to
Comp
el Cercano Oriente the Near East
2. [en el tiempo] near;
cercano a near, close to
3. [con cifras] close;
pagaron un precio cercano a los 2 millones they paid close to o nearly 2 million
4. [pariente, amigo, colaborador] close;
según fuentes cercanas a la familia real,… according to sources close to the royal family,…
5. [en contenido]
una obra más cercana a la tragedia que a la comedia a play that is closer to tragedy than to comedy
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cercano
adj nearby;
cercano a close to, near to
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cercano, -na adj
: near, close
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cercano adj
1. (en distancia) near / nearby
cercano a la estación near the station
un pueblo cercano a nearby village
2. (una persona) close
ha invitado a todos sus amigos más cercanos he's invited all his closest friends

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Cercano Oriente — Véase Oriente Próximo …   Diccionario español de neologismos


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