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exact

adjective  us   /ɪɡˈzækt/

exact adjective (CORRECT)

in perfect detail; complete and correct: The exact distance is 3.4 miles. Do you have the exact time? "Is it 12 o’clock yet?" "It’s 12:03 to be exact." Exact is sometimes used to increase emphasis on the following word: She’s going through the exact same things I went through.

exact

verb [T]  us   /ɪɡˈzækt/ fml

exact verb [T] (OBTAIN)

to demand and obtain something, sometimes using threats or force: to exact revenge
Translations of “exact”
in Arabic بِالضَّبْط…
in Korean 정확한…
in Malaysian tepat…
in French exact, rigoureux…
in Turkish tam doğru, kesin…
in Italian esatto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精確的, 確切的, 正確的…
in Russian точный…
in Polish dokładny, ścisły…
in Vietnamese chính xác…
in Spanish exacto, preciso, riguroso…
in Portuguese exato, preciso…
in Thai ถูกต้องแม่นยำ, ที่ละเอียดถี่ถ้วน…
in German genau, gewissenhaft…
in Catalan exacte…
in Japanese 正確な…
in Indonesian tepat, teliti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精确的, 确切的, 正确的…
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