Definition of tight-knit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtīt ˈˌnit/
(also tightly knit)


(Of a group of people) united or bound together by strong relationships and common interests: tight-knit mining communities
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  • But when difficult situations arise, this tight-knit group usually pulls together.
  • In fact the usage of community as something that only refers to tight-knit groups of geographically and socially friendly people is relatively new.
  • Mr Howard replaced the 26-strong team he inherited with a tight-knit group of just 12.

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Syllabification: tight-knit

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