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Main Entry:pretty

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almost

They look pretty much the same, don’t they?

I can pretty well guarantee that he’ll be back in time.

Thesaurus: almost and almost notsynonym
Main entry: pretty

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pretty ˈmuch/ˈwell idiom
(BrE also pretty ˈnearly) (NAmE also pretty ˈnear) (informal) almost; almost completely

One dog looks pretty much like another to me.

He goes out pretty well every night.

The first stage is pretty near finished.

Main entry:prettyidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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