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exact

adjective uk   us   /ɪɡˈzækt/
B1 in great detail, or complete, correct, or true in every way: The exact distance is 1.838 metres. The exact time of the accident was 2.43 p.m. "I still owe you £7, don't I?" "Actually, it's £7.30 to be exact." The exact location of the factory has yet to be decided. Unlike astronomy, astrology cannot be described as an exact science.
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exactness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/ (formal exactitude, uk   /-ˈzæk.tɪ.tʃuːd/  us   /-ˈzæk.tə.tuːd/ )

exact

verb [T] uk   us   /ɪɡˈzækt/ formal
to demand and get something, sometimes using force or threats: to exact revenge on someone The blackmailers exacted a total of $100,000 from their victims. to make something necessary: Heart surgery exacts tremendous skill and concentration.
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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