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Princeton's WordNet

  1. close call, close shave, squeak, squeaker, narrow escape(noun)

    something achieved (or escaped) by a narrow margin

    narrow escape, close shave, squeaker, squeak


  1. close call(noun)

    close shave, narrow escape

  2. close call(noun)

    A situation in which an injury or other undesirable outcome is narrowly avoided.

    He had a close call when a truck ran a red light and almost hit him.

    narrow escape, close shave

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. close call

    Near miss

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  1. Hillary Clinton:

    Facebook refused to take down a fake video of Nancy Pelosi. It wasn't even a close call, the video is sexist trash.

  2. Stephen Chiu:

    We think it is going to be a very close call (for the Fed), communicating the future path of interest rates is very important and the Fed would be careful not to signal any excessive tightening given global markets are still very vulnerable.

  3. Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester:

    A strategy of holding the rate constant would have been my preferred strategy at that point, but it's a close call, holding pat, depending on where the economy is, could actually be tighter policy.

  4. Michael Zeldin:

    Mueller said' close call, here you go Congress,' maybe he intended Congress to take over because while it might not have been obstruction, it could have been abuse of power.

  5. Ben Cardin:

    This is a close call, but after a lengthy review, I will vote to disapprove the deal.

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