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Pronunciation: /ˈtaɪtli/

Translation of tightly in Spanish:


  • it must be tightly tied/fastened hay que atarlo fuerte/asegurarlo bien tightly fitting ajustado, ceñido a tightly knit organization una organización con mucha cohesión he was holding her hand tightly la tenía agarrada fuerte de la mano a tightly controlled process un proceso estrictamente or rigurosamente controlado

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