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Definition of Narrowly


  1. With little breadth; in a narrow manner.
  2. Without much extent; contractedly.
  3. With minute scrutiny; closely; as, to look or watch narrowly; to search narrowly.
  4. 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. Sparingly; parsimoniously.

Narrowly Quotations

And I guess what I would say is that we can't think narrowly about movements for black liberation and we can't necessarily see this class division as simply a product or a certain strategy that black movements have developed for liberation.
Angela Davis

The greatest pleasures are only narrowly separated from disgust.
Marcus Tullius Cicero

I said peace is sometimes narrowly interpreted; it's the absence of conflict between nations or something. But peace is more inherent, more basic to human life, human beings, what we feel about each other, what we feel about life around us and what we see in our future.
Muhammad Yunus

Like all young reporters - brilliant or hopelessly incompetent - I dreamed of the glamorous life of the foreign correspondent: prowling Vienna in a Burberry trench coat, speaking a dozen languages to dangerous women, narrowly escaping Sardinian bandits - the usual stuff that newspaper dreams are made of.
Russell Baker

The human rights community has focused very narrowly on political and civil rights for many decades, and with reason, but now we have to ask how can we broaden the view.
Paul Farmer
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Narrowly Translations

narrowly in German is eingeengt
narrowly in Swedish is smalt
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