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English definition of “precise”

precise

adjective uk   /prɪˈsaɪs/ us    /prə-/

precise adjective (EXACT)

B2 exact and accurate: The bunker's precise location is a closely guarded secret. He caught me at the precise moment that I fainted. There was a good turnout for the meeting - twelve of us to be precise.Accurate and exact

precise adjective (CAREFUL)

approving very careful and accurate, especially about small details: Years of doing meticulous research had made her very precise in her working methods.Cautious and vigilantPaying attention and being carefulDetailed and careful
(Definition of precise from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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