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closely

Pronunciation: /ˈkləʊsli/

Translation of closely in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • 1 [connected/associated] estrechamente we are closely related somos parientes cercanos those ideas are closely related esas ideas están muy relacionadas entre sí or muy emparentadas they worked closely with the French trabajaron en estrecha colaboración con los franceses
  • 2 2.1 (densely) [written] con letra apretada a closely woven fabric un tejido muy tupido or de trama muy cerrada we were very closely packed in the taxi íbamos muy apretados en el taxi the room was closely packed la habitación estaba atestada de gente 2.2 (precisely) [reasoned/defined] rigurosamente
  • 4 4.1 (in approximation) somebody who resembled her closely alguien que se le parecía mucho a closely matching color un color muy parecido 4.2 (nearly equally) a closely fought o contested game un partido muy reñido

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