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narrow / estrecho
 
narrow   [ˈnærəʊ]
A. -adjective
narrower   comparative
narrowest   superlative
1. (in width)   [street, passage, room, stairs]   estrecho,   angosto   [bed, channel, face]   estrecho,   angosto Latin America
·to become or get narrow(er)
·estrecharse,   angostarse Latin America
2. (=limited)   [range]   reducido,   limitado   [definition]   restringido
·prices rose and fell within a narrow band
·los precios subieron y bajaron dentro de una estrecha banda
·in a narrow sense
·en sentido estricto
3. (=small, slight)   [margin, majority]   escaso   [victory, defeat]   por un escaso margen
·to have a narrow [escape]
·salvarse de milagro,   salvarse por los pelos *
·to have a narrow [lead] (over somebody)
·llevar una pequeña ventaja (a somebody, someone)
4. usually pejorative
(=restricted)   [person]   de miras estrechas,   intolerante   [mind]   estrecho de miras   [view, idea]   cerrado
B. -intransitive verb
1. (=become less wide)
[road, path, river]   estrecharse,   angostarse Latin America
2. (=almost close)
[eyes]   entrecerrarse
3. (=diminish)
[gap, majority]   reducirse
C. -transitive verb
1. (=reduce)
[+gap]   reducir
[+differences]   solventar en cierta medida
2. (=almost close)
·to narrow one'noun [eyes]
·entrecerrar los ojos
D. -noun
1. straight  
2. narrows   estrecho masculine singular
E. -compound
·narrow boat   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   barcaza (f)
·narrow gauge   -noun   (railways)   vía (f) estrecha   (before noun)   de vía estrecha
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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