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English definition of “finely”

finely

adverb
 
 
/ˈfaɪnli/
SMALL PIECES B2 into small pieces: Finely chop the garlic.Thin and fine
EXACTLY very exactly: a finely tuned machineAccurate and exact
(Definition of finely from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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