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English definition of “narrow”

narrow

adjective
 
 
/ˈnærəʊ/
NOT WIDE B1 Narrow things measure a small distance from one side to the other: a narrow lane/street a narrow tieSmallExtremely smallNarrow and thin
FEW including only a small number: He has very narrow interests.SmallExtremely small
a narrow defeat/victory If you have a narrow defeat/victory, you only just lose/win.Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
a narrow escape If you have a narrow escape, you only just avoid danger.Running away and escaping
(Definition of narrow adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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