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exact

adjective     /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. → Synonym preciseAccurate and exact exactness     /-nəs/ noun [U] (formal exactitude, /-ˈzæk.tɪ.tʃuːd/ US  /-ˈzæk.tə.tuːd/)
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