• (British) IPA: /ɔːl.ˈməʊst/, /ˈɔːl.məʊst/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɔl.moʊst/, /ˈɑl.moʊst/

almost (not comparable)

  1. Very close to, but not quite.
    Almost all people went there. - Not all but very close to it.
    We almost missed the train. - Not missed but very close to it.
Synonyms Translations Noun

almost (plural almosts)

  1. (informal) Something or someone that doesn't quite make it.
    In all the submissions, they found four papers that were clearly worth publishing and another dozen almosts.

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