closely closely  /ˈkloʊs li/


  1. (adv) in a close relation or position in time or space
  2. (adv) in an attentive manner
  3. (adv) in a close manner



  1. Obama 'Very Closely' Evaluating Syria Options

    With the death toll in Syria's civil war now at 93,000 by United Nations estimates, the White House says President Obama continues to "closely" evaluate options available to him. While the president and White House officials continue to stress that all options on Syria are being weighed carefully, Obama has never ruled out military force of some kind, whether unilateral or multilateral, but he ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Voice of America

  2. Four Companies Across Three Tech Sectors that You Need to Follow Closely

    Four Companies Across Three Tech Sectors that You Need to Follow Closely        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Teachers Turn the Tables, Prank Students as Going-Away Gift

    The anthem of the summer is playing loudly somewhere. If you listen closely, you can hear it, too: "School's out for summer!" Most school-age kids are rejoicing at the thought of summer break — not having to prepare for any tests, or get up early to go to class, or figure out which perfect outfit [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Trending Now via Yahoo! News


  1. "I say to the American people, this is a change in personnel, but it is not a change in policy," Obama said. "He has worked closely with the Afghan and Pakistan governments and with all our partners in the region. He has my full confidence...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source:

  2. "What matters is how far and how fast the renminbi appreciates," Geithner said in a statement today, using another name for the currency. "We will closely and regularly monitor the appreciation of the renminbi and will continue to work...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Timothy Geithner Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I have yet to see the details of this indictment and while everyone in America is considered innocent until proven guilty, I take this indictment very seriously and will follow its progress closely," commissioner Bud Selig said.
    on Nov 15, 2007 By: Bud Selig Source: Forbes

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