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1.1formal (closely)(examine) exhaustivamenteto watch sb narrowly — vigilar a algn de cerca
- Tim watched Anna narrowly as her attention and her hands wandered below his waist.
- In addition, our attention becomes more narrowly focused on the physical source of our pleasure.
- She scanned the baby narrowly, then looked as searchingly at Sandra, whose face was turned to gaze across the fields.
1.2(restrictedly)(define/consider) limitadamente(define/consider) restringidamente
- The event marker used to qualify clinical segments as softening events may be too narrowly defined.
- The law should then be tailored carefully and narrowly in an attempt to deal with those consequences or abuses.
- They get to control it, for a limited time and it should be more narrowly limited than it is right now.
- Terrorism must be defined far more narrowly than in this proposal.
- He argued that all the applicable statutes and treaty obligations can be read in such a way as to define torture very narrowly.
- Some analysts contend they should not be, at least under narrowly defined circumstances.
- But historically torture has most often been defined more narrowly, as an aspect of legal systems or of state repression.
- Perfectionists live in a narrowly defined world in which they feel empowered.
- It's just that their conception of what constitutes support is limited very narrowly to career advancement.
- It was not just established states that were eager narrowly to define the right of self-determination as a right end colonial status.
- The grounds for judicial review may be defined more narrowly than that.
- The answer to this question depends on how narrowly we define the term.
- Debriefing can also be more narrowly defined in terms of the procedures used, the information provided and the target population.
- Thirty or so years later we find much of the programming is rather narrowly defined ideologically.
- Now, though, country defines its influences so narrowly it almost seems inbred.
- They not only define the problem narrowly, but also the solution.
- Thus, if there is no class which is defined sufficiently narrowly, it is impossible for the court to craft common issues.
- Well, rock music, itself a fairly narrow subsection of popular music, is being as narrowly and erroneously defined as religion here.
- Humanity is narrowly defined and that is one of our strengths.
- Timeshare law is too narrowly defined, so it excludes contracts of less than 36 months or timeshare on boats.
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