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English definition of “imprecise”


adjective uk   /ˌɪm.prɪˈsaɪs/ us  
not accurate or exact: The figures are imprecise because they're based on a prediction of next year's sales.Wrong
noun [U] uk   /-ˈsɪʒ.ən/ us  
Faults and mistakes
(Definition of imprecise from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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