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English definition of “narrow”


adjective     /ˈnærəʊ/
extremely small : a narrow margin/defeat/victory/lead The election was won by a narrow margin of 85 votes .
including only a small number of things: Specialization by developing countries in a narrow range of commodities had left them vulnerable to external shocks . With little money available , the policymakers established narrow eligibility criteria and limited the number of grants .
in a narrow range FINANCE if something trades in a narrow range , it does not go up and down very much in price : Dealers in London described trading as light with prices continuing to trade in a narrow range .
(Definition of narrow adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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