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Definitions for closely
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. closely(adverb)

    in a close relation or position in time or space

    "the onsets were closely timed"; "houses set closely together"; "was closely involved in monitoring daily progress"

  2. close, closely, tight(adverb)

    in an attentive manner

    "he remained close on his guard"

  3. closely, intimately, nearly(adverb)

    in a close manner

    "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"

Wiktionary

  1. closely(Adverb)

    In a close manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Closely(adverb)

    in a close manner

  2. Closely(adverb)

    secretly; privately

CrunchBase

  1. Closely

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'closely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1846

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'closely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3404

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'closely' in Adverbs Frequency: #162

How to pronounce closely?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say closely in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of closely in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of closely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of closely in a Sentence

  1. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell:

    The Federal Reserve is closely monitoring developments and their implications for the economic outlook. We will use our tools and act as appropriate to support the economy.

  2. Senate President Bukola Saraki:

    The message from this is that the National Assembly, the Senate and House of Representatives, are working closely together, for the first time we are both committed to work together as one to achieve results.

  3. The Bank:

    The Bank of England is monitoring developments closely.

  4. John Kirby:

    They are a very dangerous group, they do want to threaten Western interests, including U.S. interests and we do consider them a threat to the United States of America. We're watching them very closely.

  5. Norihiro Fujito:

    When you look more closely, only eight board members saw two more hikes by the end of year, compared to seven who saw one hike. In March it was seven versus eight. So you are talking about a change of only one board member after all, the fact that markets quickly reversed their course suggests the Fed's decision was broadly in line with expectations.

Images & Illustrations of closely

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    actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • A. busy
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