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adverb narrowly pronunciation in British English /ˈnærəʊli/
  1. 1
    by a very small amount

    Three teenagers narrowly escaped death in the crash.

    narrowly beat/defeat someone:

    France narrowly beat Germany 2–1 in last night's thrilling final.

  2. 2
    in a limited way that does not include many aspects of something

    A teacher's responsibilities should not be too narrowly defined.

  3. 3
    mainly literary thoroughly and carefully

    Peter looked at her narrowly to see if she was lying.

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