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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.

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.
(Definition of precise from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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