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English definition of “closely”

closely

adverb (CAREFULLY)    /ˈkləʊs.li/ US  /ˈkloʊs-/
C1 carefully and paying attention to details : Pollution levels are closely monitored . He looked again more closely at the marks .Paying attention and being carefulCautious and vigilant
(Definition of closely adverb (CAREFULLY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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