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  1. narrowingnoun

    an instance of becoming narrow

    widening, broadening, broad, wide

  2. narrowingnoun

    a decrease in width

    widening, broadening, broad, wide

  3. narrowingadjective

    the act of making something narrower

    widening, broadening, wide, broad

  4. tapered, tapering, narrowingadjective

    becoming gradually narrower

    "long tapering fingers"; "trousers with tapered legs"

    constricting, dwindling, tapered, tapering, tapering off, constrictive

    broadening, widening, wide, broad

  5. constricting, constrictive, narrowingadjective

    (of circumstances) tending to constrict freedom

    limiting, tapered, confining, restricting, constrictive, constraining, constricting, tapering

    widening, broadening, broad, wide

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  1. narrowingnoun

    contraction, reduction, constriction, limitation circumscription

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  1. Scott Morrison:

    It requires the formal position of that religious body being advised to the government and approved by the government. This is a very significant narrowing.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    We have made progress in narrowing the gaps, but those gaps still exist.

  3. John W. Gardner:

    We pay a heavy price for our fear of failure. It is a powerful obstacle to growth. It assures the progressive narrowing of the personality and prevents exploration and experimentation. There is no learning without some difficulty and fumbling. If you want to keep on learning, you must keep on risking failure all your life.

  4. Ban Ki-moon:

    But the window of opportunity is fast narrowing.

  5. Maya Wang:

    Although Guo has been at the forefront of China's rights movement, he has also tried to keep a low profile, to remain in that narrowing space without being jailed, the fact that he's detained signals further tightening of the authorities' grip on China's civil society.

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