finely Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “finely” in the English Dictionary

"finely" in British English

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uk   us   /ˈfaɪ

finely adverb (THINLY)

B2 into very ​thin or ​smallpieces: Chop the ​carrots very finely. Make ​sure the ​spices are finely ​ground.

finely adverb (EXACTLY)

to an ​exactdegree: a finely-tuned ​engine a finely-executed ​manoeuvre

finely adverb (EXCELLENTLY)

beautifully: The ​paintingdepicts a finely-dressed ​couple.
(Definition of finely from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ˈfɑɪn·li/ (also fine,  /fɑɪn/ )
into very ​thin or ​smallpieces, ​grains, or ​drops: finely ​groundcoffee
(Definition of finely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “finely”
in Arabic فَرم ناعِم…
in Korean 미세하게…
in Portuguese finamente, delicadamente…
in Catalan finament…
in Japanese 細かく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 细薄地, 细小地…
in Turkish çok küçük, ince, hassas parçacıklar şeklinde…
in Russian мелко, тонко, точно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 細薄地, 細小地…
in Italian finemente…
in Polish drobno, precyzyjnie…
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