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near miss

1 noun TRANSP narrowly avoided accidentneastimpiste fem4she had a near miss on her way to work ba bheag nach raibh timpiste aici ar a bealach chun a cuid oibre, ba dhóbair di ar an mbealach chun na hoibre 2 noun MIL failure to hit targetneas-aimsiúwe had a near miss from a torpedo in the Irish Sea ba bheag nár bhuail toirpéad muid i Muir Éireann 3 noun MED potentially dangerous eventneasteagmhasthe near miss register clár na neasteagmhas 4 noun narrowly missed successteip ar éigeanafter her near misses i ndiaidh di teip ar éigean cúpla uairit was a near miss theip orm ar éigean, ba bheag nár éirigh liom