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1next/ˈnɛkst/adjective
1next
/ˈnɛkst/
adjective
Learner's definition of NEXT  
: coming after this one : coming after the one that just came, happened, etc.
: any other

next to

: almost but not quite
2next/ˈnɛkst/adverb
2next
/ˈnɛkst/
adverb
Learner's definition of NEXT  
: in the time or place that follows or comes directly after someone or something : after this
: at the first time after this

next best

— see 1best

next to

: at the side of (someone or something)
: following or coming immediately after (someone or something)
: in comparison with (someone or something)
3next/ˈnɛkst/pronoun
3next
/ˈnɛkst/
pronoun
Learner's definition of NEXT  
[noncount]
: a person or thing that immediately follows another person or thing : someone or something that is next — usually used with the

next of kin

: the person or people most closely related to you : your closest living relative or relatives (such as your husband, wife, child, parent, sister, or brother)
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