next

next / nɛkst /

adjective
immediately following in time, order, importance, etc.:
the next day; the next person in line.
nearest or adjacent in place or position:
the next room.
nearest in relationship or kinship.

adverb
in the place, time, importance, etc., nearest or immediately following:
We’re going to London next. This is my next oldest daughter.
on the first occasion to follow:
when next we meet.

preposition
adjacent to; nearest:
It’s in the closet next the blackboard.

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