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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narrowly(adverb)

    in a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions

    "he interprets the law narrowly"

GCIDE

  1. Narrowly(adv.)

    With close adherence to the literal meaning of a text; as, to interpret narrowly; to construe narrowly; to read narrowly; -- used especially of laws and contracts.

  2. Origin: [AS. nearulice.]

Wiktionary

  1. narrowly(Adverb)

    In a narrow manner; without flexibility or latitude.

    They regarded the new idea rather narrowly.

  2. narrowly(Adverb)

    By a narrow margin; closely.

    They narrowly escaped collision.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narrowly(adverb)

    with little breadth; in a narrow manner

  2. Narrowly(adverb)

    without much extent; contractedly

  3. Narrowly(adverb)

    with minute scrutiny; closely; as, to look or watch narrowly; to search narrowly

  4. Narrowly(adverb)

    with a little margin or space; by a small distance; hence, closely; hardly; barely; only just; -- often with reference to an avoided danger or misfortune; as, he narrowly escaped

  5. Narrowly(adverb)

    sparingly; parsimoniously

  6. Origin: [AS. nearulice.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowly in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrowly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dianne Feinstein:

    This bill is bipartisan. It is narrowly focused, and it puts in place a number of privacy protections.

  2. Nigel Farage:

    If the Leave side was to narrowly lose, the chances of parliament giving us another referendum in the short term is probably pretty slim, so I do view this as the one great opportunity.

  3. Woody Allen:

    If this was years ago, I would have played this part much more narrowly Woody Allen because I'm a comedian, not Woody Allen. Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg gave it much more complexity.

  4. Chief Executive Alan Armstrong:

    I don't think there's anybody positioned the way Williams is right now, very narrowly focused on the concept of growing natural gas volumes, i really think we've got ourselves in a real sweet spot.

  5. Mark Warner:

    This is where, again, the chairman and I just disagree in terms of the needs for this narrowly tailored independent counsel, i expressed that concern to Mr. Rosenstein. He took it under advisement.

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