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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, close call


  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.

    narrow escape, close shave

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. close call

    Near miss


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