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Inglés americano: /ˈnɛroʊ/
Inglés británico: /ˈnarəʊ/

Traducción de narrow en español:


  • 1 1.1 (not wide)
    angosto (esp Latin America)
    to get or become narrower
    angostarse (esp Latin America)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Fabric is woven in relatively narrow widths and long lengths, cut and assembled side-to-side for garments, blankets and other textile uses.
    • Shin length pants, narrow or flared at the bottom.
    • Laminate flooring is made of long, narrow lengths of high-density fibre, generally with a photograph of wood on top, coated with an acrylic lacquer.
    1.2 (slender)
    conseguido por un escaso margen
    to have a narrow escape
    salvarse de milagro
    salvarse por un pelo [colloquial]
    salvarse por los pelos [colloquial]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Suddenly, the Claytons were looking at possible defeat rather than a narrow victory.
    • The Lions escaped with a narrow four-point victory, topping Waterloo 73-69.
    • We must not allow the narrow margin of victory to become a source of greater conflict in society.
  • 2 (restricted)
    from a narrow perspective
    con una perspectiva estrecha or limitada
    in the narrowest sense of the word
    en el sentido más estricto de la palabra
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Like others, we have huge concerns about scopes of practice becoming narrow and restrictive.
    • The applicant's construction gives it a very narrow scope, virtually limited to prohibiting what is already an offence under the general criminal law.
    • Provincial co-management regimes are typically narrow in scope as well as limited in formal powers.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Passion and commitment can be rather focused, occasionally ranging into the narrow point of view.
    • There are many objections that spring to mind - is that not a narrow view, intolerant, prejudicial to the good health of society?
    • Those who accuse us of social engineering often have very narrow, rigid view about the way the world should be and everyone should conform with that.
  • 3 (exact, thorough) [formal]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He is a conservative in this strict and narrow sense.
    • Although the Old Testament is a literature about an ancient people called Israel, it is not simply a national literature in any narrow sense.
    • Here I am thinking primarily of ethical difficulties, not linguistic or literary difficulties in the narrow sense.

transitive verb

  • 1 (reduce width of)
    angostar (esp Latin America)
    the accident narrowed the road to two lanes
    el accidente dejó la carretera reducida a dos carriles
    she narrowed her eyes
    (against the sun) entrecerró los ojos
    (with suspicion) frunció el ceño
    to narrow the gap
    reducir la distancia
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • From this haunted ridge the road curves down to Tiquina, where the lake narrows to a strait less than a kilometer wide.
    • The pace soon slows as the road narrows to a rocky rollercoaster single track, changing often and abruptly and leaving most newcomers flailing for gears.
    • Beyond Nakalele the road grows more scenic as it narrows to barely a lane and a half wide in places; go slow and honk on blind hairpin turns.
  • 2 (restrict)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • First, the scope of censorship has narrowed to such an extent that entire domains are now almost a free-for-all.
    • Thirdly, some States have passed implementing legislation that in fact restricts or narrows the scope of grounds of jurisdiction laid down in international treaties.
    • These opportunities are not narrowed to the chosen few in select parties.

intransitive verb

  • 1
    (decrease in width) (road/river/valley)
    angostarse (esp Latin America)
  • 2

Verbos con partícula

narrow down

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + objectto narrow something down to somethingthey've narrowed their investigation down to this area
han limitado su investigación a esta área
we narrowed it down to only three candidates
fuimos descartando candidatos hasta quedar con solo tres
2verb + adverbto narrow down (to something)
reducirse (a algo)
the list of suspects gradually narrowed down
la lista de sospechosos se fue reduciendo
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