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Definition of tautly adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    tautly

     adverb
    adverb
    BrE BrE//ˈtɔːtli//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtɔːtli//
     
     
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  1. 1in a way that is stretched tightly a tautly stretched canvas
  2. 2in a way that is tightly controlled, with no unnecessary parts in it tautly constructed/structured/written/argued