lying in the near future or vicinity; nearby or imminent.
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Related Words for close at handneighboring, immediate, warm, adjoining, adjacent, nearby, accessible, available, handy, prospective, eventual, subsequent, planned, imminent, forthcoming, impending, ultimate, convenient, almost, about
close at hand
see at hand.
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