tightly knit


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Adj.1.tightly knit - closely and firmly integrated; "a tight-knit organization"
integrated - formed into a whole or introduced into another entity; "a more closely integrated economic and political system"- Dwight D.Eisenhower; "an integrated Europe"
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We believe in mediation as a tool to ensure that ties between nations are based on mutual respect," he said, citing efforts the OIC has made to create a harmonious and tightly knit relationship between Islamic nations.
My philosophy centres on establishing trust and building valuable, long-term relationships and so I see these awards as a wonderful opportunity to encourage a strong, tightly knit Coventry business community that works in the interests of everybody.
They find that these spatial interrogatives do not automatically behave like the common garden variety of noun phrases, which function as Ground in a spatial situation, but form a more or less tightly knit paradigm of their own that may obey rules that are--perhaps only slightly--different from those that govern Ground noun phrases in other sentence types such as declaratives.
As a teenager, he drifted to white supremacist circles, finding a sense of camaraderie among its tightly knit thugs.
My philosophy centres on establishing trust and building valuable, long term relationships and so I see these Awards as a wonderful opportunity to encourage a strong, tightly knit Birmingham business community that works in the interests of everybody.
Shippers are fearing that the contraction or consolidation of the shipping market into a very small number of tightly knit alliances, and the use of much larger ships, will reduce their choice of carrier and the quality of the services delivered.
It's difficult to find stories about LGBT individuals who live in tightly knit rural communities, and when "Eyewitness" focuses on those elements, Its viewpoint becomes not just valuable but admirably precise.
A long-studied subatomic particle called Lambda (1405) is actually a molecule of two tightly knit particles, researchers report in the April 3 Physical Review Letters.
The threat from the Reaper puts a great strain on the once tightly knit group of friends.
The new Upper Canada Health Link will offer seniors and patients with complex conditions better care through personalized care plans and more co-ordinated support from a tightly knit team of providers.
And he added that it had meant previously tightly knit units lost their identity as they recruited from larger geographical areas.
He finds it very difficult to move back into his tightly knit Scots fishing village community.