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narrow-minded
American English: /ˌnɛroʊˈmaɪndəd/

Translation of narrow-minded in Spanish:

adjective

  • (person)
    de mentalidad cerrada
    (approach)
    estrecho de miras
    (sectarianism/rationalism/prudery)
    Example sentences
    • The professor also slammed the government's research funding agencies for narrow-minded views on how to train researchers.
    • I'm frustrated with narrow-minded view of history this article represents.
    • On most of the cases that count, she has proved to be anathema to their narrow-minded view of the world and Constitution.

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