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Closely Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • 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"
  • in a close manner; "the two phenomena are intimately connected"; "the person most nearly concerned"
  • in an attentive manner; "he remained close on his guard"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Closely'


  • Closely Watched Trains: history of the Ā«Closely watched trainsĀ». Boulder: East European Monographs, 1982 Closely Watched Trains at the Internet Movie Database Closely Watched Trains

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'Closely' example sentence in quotations


* When a man makes up his mind to become a rascal, he should examine himself closely and see if he isn't better constructed for a fool. - Josh Billings

* Your confidence in the people, and your doubt about them, are closely related to your self-confidence and your self-doubt. - Kahlil Gibran

* A path is only a path, and there is no affront, to oneself or to others, in dropping it if that is what your heart tells you. Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself alone, one question. Does this path have a heart If it does, the path is good if it doesn't it is of no use. - Carlos Castaneda


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Closely Sample Sentences in News


  • Janus' Bill Gross warns on dangers of low interest rates
    Closely watched bond investor Bill Gross criticized ultra-low interest rates on Monday, saying they could harm global growth instead of boosting it in the way that many central banks intend. Read more on this news related to 'Closely'
  • EU seeks to bolster Middle East peace Quartet via Arab involvement
    High-level discussions are under way to more closely involve Arab states in the work of the Middle East Quartet and reinvigorate the four-member group that has been seeking to mediate in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict since 2002. Read more on this news related to 'Closely'
  • Look Closely at These 4 M's Before Investing in a Startup
    Nobody knows better than venture investors the challenges facing a new company. Take a hard look at the prospects for success before placing your bet. Read more on this news related to 'Closely'

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