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"accuracy" in British English

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accuracynoun [U]

uk   /ˈæk.jə.rə.si/ us   /ˈæk.jɚ.ə.si/
B2 the fact of being exact or correct: We can predict changes with a surprising degree of accuracy.
the ability to do something without making mistakes

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(Definition of accuracy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"accuracy" in American English

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accuracynoun [U]

us   /ˈæk·jər·ə·si/
  • accuracy noun [U] (CORRECTNESS)

the fact of being correct and without any mistakes: He challenged the accuracy of the research results.
science Accuracy is also the agreement of a particular measurement with an accepted standard.
  • accuracy noun [U] (EXACTNESS)

the fact of being exactly aimed and moving on an intended path: The predawn raid was executed with pinpoint accuracy.
(Definition of accuracy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"accuracy" in Business English

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accuracynoun [U]

uk   /ˈækjərəsi/ us  
the ability to do something without making mistakes: She says she can type 85 words per minute with 90% accuracy.
the quality of being correct and without mistakes: The applicant has the right to challenge the accuracy of a credit report.
(Definition of accuracy from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accuracy”
in Arabic دِقّة…
in Korean 정확성…
in Portuguese acuidade, exatidão, precisão…
in Catalan precisió, exactitud…
in Japanese 正確さ, 的確さ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 准确的, 精确的, 正确的…
in Turkish doğruluk, güvenilirlik…
in Russian точность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 準確的, 精確的, 正確的…
in Italian esattezza, precisione…
in Polish dokładność…
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“accuracy” in American English

“accuracy” in Business English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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