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"narrowly" in British English

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narrowlyadverb

uk   /ˈnær.əʊ.li/  us   /ˈner.oʊ.li/
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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(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 small number or amount: Voters narrowly defeated the proposed school budget.
(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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