razor-thin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “razor-thin” in the English Dictionary

"razor-thin" in British English

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uk   /ˌreɪ.zəˈθɪn/  us   /-zɚ-/
A razor-thin ​difference in ​amount is very ​small: The ​presidentwon the ​election by a razor-thin margin.
(Definition of razor-thin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"razor-thin" in American English

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razor-thinadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈreɪ·zərˈθɪn/
very ​thin or ​small: The administration’s ​economicprogram was ​approved by a razor-thin ​margin in the Senate.
(Definition of razor-thin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “razor-thin”
in Chinese (Simplified) (区别)细微的,极小的,微乎其微的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (區別)細微的,極小的,微乎其微的…
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