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  • adj. superlative form of tight: most tight.


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  • Redknapp admittedly has been helped by what he describes as the tightest campaign in recent history - the Spurs manager feels 14 teams are candidates for a relegation battle.

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  • And they go from our own poll, CNN, which shows the Democrats 20 points ahead, to the tightest was the Pugh poll that shows Democrats only four ahead.

    CNN Transcript Nov 6, 2006

  • Security surrounding the visit was described as the tightest ever in Portugal.

    The Sydney Morning Herald News Headlines

  • Security surrounding the visit was described as the tightest ever in Portugal, including more than 8,000 security personnel, warplanes, a navy frigate, and a police anti-terrorism alert.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • What seems to be consistent in most models I've seen is that the "tightest" models (definitely likely to vote) favor Hillary and Edwards over Obama.

    New Poll: Edwards Ties Hillary And Obama In Iowa

  • The Swiss police have in their possession highly sensitive, proliferation-related drawings and other material that must be held under the tightest security, ElBaradei said.


  • Risk premiums on investment-grade bonds currently hover near their tightest levels of the year, and new issues aren't offering much of an incentive versus outstanding comparable securities that are trading in the cash market.

    Corporate Bond Market Heats Up

  • Buck is currently locked in one of the nation's tightest primary battles with incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet.

    Ken Buck Won't Commit To Supporting Mitch McConnell As Majority Leader If GOP Takes Over Senate (VIDEO)

  • Viewed as a conventional thriller, this adaption of Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac's 1954 novel, Sueurs Froides (D'Entre les Morts), ishardly the tightest of constructions.

    Vertigo: No 3

  • When measuring vacancy, the nation's tightest market is New Haven, Conn., with just 2.3% of units empty.

    Apartment Market, Rents Rebound


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