closely
[ˈkləʊslɪ]
adverbio
1. de cerca (to examine, watch)
  • to listen closely -> escuchar atentamente
  • to closely resemble somebody -> parecerse mucho a alguien
  • closely related/connected -> íntimamente relacionado(a)/conectado(a)
  • closely contested -> muy reñido(a)
2. densamente (populated)
  • closely packed -> apiñado(a)

closely [klous-li]
adverbio
1. Estrechamente (connected, associated); contiguamente.
  • We’re closely related -> somos parientes cercanos
  • They worked closely with the French -> trabajaron en estrecha colaboración con los franceses
2. Estrechamente, fuertemente, sólidamente.
3. Estrictamente, exactamente.
4. Secretamente, atentamente.
5. De cerca (at a short distance/follow, mark).
  • A closely guarded secret -> un secreto muy bien guardado
6. Somebody who resembled her closely, alguien que se le parecía mucho (in approximation).
  • A closely fought/contested game -> un partido muy reñido (nearly equally)
  • To pursue any one closely -> irle a uno a los alcances, seguirle de cerca
  • Closely packed -> sólidamente empaquetado
  • A page closely printed -> una página de impresión compacta
  • To examine closely -> examinar atentamente, de cerca
Detenidamente (carefully/study, examine). De cerca, atentamente (watch): a fondo (question).

closely [ˈkləʊslɪ]
adverb
1 (carefully) [+look, examine] atentamente; de cerca
to watch closely fijarse; prestar mucha atención; to listen closely escuchar con atención; escuchar atentamente; a closely guarded secret un secreto celosamente guardado
2 (nearly)
to resemble sth/sb closely parecerse mucho a algo/algn; closely related/connected estrechamente relacionado/unido; closely contested muy reñido; closely packed [+case] repleto; this will be a closely fought race será una carrera muy reñida

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