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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nar·row·ly, adv.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : in a narrow manner; not allowing for exceptions; "he
            interprets the law narrowly" [ant: broadly]