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in the not too distant past

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  • distant — adj. 1 far away in space VERBS ▪ be, sound ▪ become, grow ▪ The sound of the engine was growing more and more distant. ADVERB ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • distant — dis|tant [ dıstənt ] adjective ** 1. ) usually before noun far away from the place where you are: I could faintly hear the distant rumble of traffic. Her eyes scanned the distant hills. The castle was four miles distant. a ) far away in time: The …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • distant */*/ — UK [ˈdɪstənt] / US adjective 1) a) [usually before noun] far away from the place where you are Her eyes scanned the distant hills. I could faintly hear the distant rumble of traffic. The castle was four miles distant. b) far away in time The… …   English dictionary

  • distant — adjective 1 FAR AWAY far from where you are now: the distant sound of traffic | Nora gazed at the distant hills. 2 UNFRIENDLY unfriendly and showing no emotion: After the quarrel Susan remained cold and distant. 3 RELATIVE (only before noun) not… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • distant — dis|tant W3 [ˈdıstənt] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(far away)¦ 2¦(not friendly)¦ 3¦(not concentrating)¦ 4¦(relative)¦ 5 distant from something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: distans, present participle of distare to stand apart , from stare to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • distant — [[t]dɪ̱stənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Distant means very far away. The mountains rolled away to a distant horizon. ...the war in that distant land. Syn: faraway Ant: nearby 2) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ …   English dictionary

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