Meaning of “close-knit” in the English Dictionary

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"close-knit" in British English

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close-knitadjective

uk /ˌkləʊsˈnɪt/ us /ˌkloʊsˈnɪt/

If a group of people are close-knit, they all help and support each other:

a close-knit family/community

(Definition of “close-knit” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"close-knit" in American English

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close-knitadjective

/ˈkloʊsˈnɪt/

involving groups of people in which everyone supports each other

(Definition of “close-knit” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)