殆ど

kana: ほとんど
rome: hotondo

殆ど - English Dictionary

[ adverb ]
■ (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
e.g.)
・lasted approximately an hour
・in just about a minute
・he's about 30 years old
・I've had about all I can stand
・we meet about once a month
・some forty people came
・weighs around a hundred pounds
・roughly $3,000
・holds 3 gallons, more or less
・20 or so people were at the party
about , approximately , around , close to , just about , more or less , or so , roughly , some

[ adverb ]
■ (of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished
■ all but
e.g.)
・the job is (just) about done
・the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
・we're almost finished
・the car all but ran her down
・he nearly fainted
・talked for nigh onto 2 hours
・the recording is well-nigh perfect
・virtually all the parties signed the contract
・I was near exhausted by the run
・most everyone agrees
about , almost , most , near , nearly , nigh , virtually , well-nigh

[ noun ]
■ the property resulting from being or relating to the greater in number of two parts
■ the main part
e.g.)
・the majority of his customers prefer it
・the bulk of the work is finished
bulk , majority

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