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Meaning of “narrowly” in the English Dictionary

"narrowly" in British English

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narrowlyadverb

uk   /ˈnær.əʊ.li/  us   /-oʊ-/
B2 only by a ​smallamount: She narrowly ​missedwinning the ​race. in a ​limited way: a narrowly ​interpretedlaw formal carefully or in a way that ​showsdoubt: The ​officerlooked at him narrowly through half-closed ​eyes.

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(Definition of narrowly from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"narrowly" in American English

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narrowlyadverb

 us   /ˈnær·ə·li/
by a very ​smallnumber or ​amount: Voters narrowly ​defeated the ​proposedschoolbudget.
(Definition of narrowly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “narrowly”
in Arabic بَصورة مَحدودة…
in Korean 간신히…
in Portuguese por pouco…
in Catalan per poc…
in Japanese かろうじて…
in Chinese (Simplified) 勉强地, 差一点儿, 狭义地…
in Turkish ucu ucuna, kıl payı…
in Russian чуть, еле-еле…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勉強地, 差一點兒, 狹義地…
in Italian per poco, per miracolo…
in Polish o włos, ledwo…
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