accuracy Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"accuracy" in British English

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accuracynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈæk.jʊ.rə.si/
B2 the ​fact of being ​exact or ​correct: We can ​predictchanges with asurprising 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 ​researchresults. science Accuracy is also the ​agreement of a ​particularmeasurement with an ​acceptedstandard.

accuracy noun [U] (EXACTNESS)

the ​fact of being ​exactlyaimed and ​moving on an ​intendedpath: 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   us   /ˈækjərəsi/
the ​ability to do something without making mistakes: She says she can ​type 85 words ​perminute with 90% accuracy.
the ​quality of being ​correct and without mistakes: The ​applicant has the ​right to ​challenge the accuracy of a ​creditreport.
(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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