(as) near as someone can tell/figure

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Definition of (as) near as someone can tell/figure

US, informal
: based on what someone knows She said that as near as she can tell she'll be here by six o'clock.

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“(as) near as someone can tell/figure.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20near%20as%20someone%20can%20tell%2Ffigure. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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