close-knit

[ klohs-nit ]
/ ˈkloʊsˈnɪt /

adjective

tightly united, connected, or organized.

Origin of close-knit

First recorded in 1925–30
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close-knit

/ (ˌkləʊsˈnɪt) /

adjective

closely united, esp by social ties
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