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narrow

adjective  /ˈnær·oʊ/ us  

narrow adjective (SMALL)

having a small distance from one side to the other: Scenes from the movie were filmed in some of Rome’s ancient, narrow streets. Narrow also means slight, esp. as a measure of difference: He was defeated in the election by a narrow margin. It was a narrow victory, with the golf tournament decided by a single stroke. Narrow also means only just successful: He had a narrow escape, getting out of the car just before it burst into flames.

narrow adjective (LIMITED)

limited in range: The local newspaper tends to focus on narrow regional issues.

narrow

verb [I/T]  /ˈnær·oʊ/ us  

narrow verb [I/T] (BECOME SMALLER)

to become or make something narrower or smaller: [I] The road narrows from four lanes to two when you leave town. [T] Senate leaders met again to try to narrow the budget deficit.
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