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barely

adverb uk   /ˈbeə.li/  us   /ˈber-/
B2 by the smallest amount: They have barely enough (= no more than what is needed) to pay the rent this month. She was barely (= only just) 15 when she won her first championship.
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in Korean 간신히…
in Arabic بِالْكاد…
in Portuguese apenas, mal…
in Catalan amb prou feines…
in Japanese かろうじて, わずかに…
in Italian appena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僅, 剛好, 幾乎沒有…
in Russian едва…
in Turkish hemen hemen, ancak, sadece…
in Chinese (Simplified) 仅, 刚好, 几乎没有…
in Polish ledwie, ledwo…
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