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narrowlyadverb

uk   /ˈnær.əʊ.li/  us   /-oʊ-/
B2 only by a small amount: She narrowly missed winning the race. in a limited way: a narrowly interpreted law formal carefully or in a way that shows doubt: The officer looked at him narrowly through half-closed eyes.
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in Korean 간신히…
in Arabic بَصورة مَحدودة…
in Portuguese por pouco…
in Catalan per poc…
in Japanese かろうじて…
in Italian per poco, per miracolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勉強地, 差一點兒, 狹義地…
in Russian чуть, еле-еле…
in Turkish ucu ucuna, kıl payı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勉强地, 差一点儿, 狭义地…
in Polish o włos, ledwo…
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