Definition of 'close-knit'
Example sentences containing 'close-knit'
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She has been offered extra security and has been supported by a close-knit team here. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Everyone works in close-knit teams and as a result information flows within the company. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They tend to recruit from a close-knit group of families. BLOOD AGAINST THE SNOWS: The Tragic Story of Nepal's Royal Dynasty (2002)They are a very close-knit group and very well led. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Only a close-knit group of family and friends knew. The Sun (2015)Your new partner comes from a close-knit family. The Sun (2010)It was one of the happiest days in the lives of this close-knit family. The Sun (2011)How will you grow this close-knit family? Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was a much adored member of our close-knit family. The Sun (2009)The small campus is close-knit. Times, Sunday Times (2007)When this happens, we work as a close-knit team to give the patient the best care. The Sun (2010)The company's board is a close-knit team and they often socialise with each other. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We spend a lot of time together, we are friends and a close-knit group. The Sun (2014)We are a very close-knit group, we all get on very well. The Sun (2015)We've got a really close-knit group and the togetherness and desire not to lose was there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is a close-knit group. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They are a close-knit family. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The idea of the close-knit extended family is still in people's memory. A Rock and a Hard Place (1994)The couple had met at college, where they were part of the same close-knit group of friends. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But sometimes it was nice to just stay in, escape completely and spend time in our close-knit group. The Sun (2011)Our family is very close-knit and she and I have known each other all our lives. The Sun (2015)I have a close-knit team of people around me, at the club here we all support each other. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Rarely. close-knit is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Definition of close-knit from the Collins English Dictionary
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