Translation of narrowly in Spanish:

narrowly

Pronunciation: /ˈnærəʊli/

adv

  • 1 (by small margin) por poco, por un escaso margen
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    • He made to swipe me with the bottle, narrowly missing my face and catching me in the shoulder instead.
    • Later, she claimed, two further women in her party were narrowly missed by a Land Rover.
    • He's leading in New Hampshire narrowly or within the margin of run of most polls.
  • 2 2.1 (closely) [formal] [examine] exhaustivamente to watch sb narrowly vigilar a algn de cerca 2.2 (restrictedly) [define/consider] limitadamente, restringidamente
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    • It's just that their conception of what constitutes support is limited very narrowly to career advancement.
    • They get to control it, for a limited time and it should be more narrowly limited than it is right now.
    • Terrorism must be defined far more narrowly than in this proposal.
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    • In addition, our attention becomes more narrowly focused on the physical source of our pleasure.
    • Tim watched Anna narrowly as her attention and her hands wandered below his waist.
    • She scanned the baby narrowly, then looked as searchingly at Sandra, whose face was turned to gaze across the fields.

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