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adjective (SMALL)   /ˈnær·oʊ/
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 .
(Definition of narrow adjective (SMALL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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