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"accurate" in British English

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accurateadjective

uk   /ˈæk.jə.rət/ us   /ˈæk.jɚ.ət/
B1 correct, exact, and without any mistakes: an accurate machine an accurate description The figures they have used are just not accurate. Her novel is an accurate reflection of life in Spain. We hope to become more accurate in predicting earthquakes.
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accurately
adverb uk   /ˈæk.jə.rət.li/ us   /ˈæk.jɚ.ət.li/

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B1 The plans should be drawn as accurately as possible.
(Definition of accurate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"accurate" in American English

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accurateadjective

us   /ˈæk·jər·ət/
  • accurate adjective (CORRECT)

correct and without any mistakes
  • accurate adjective (EXACT)

accurately
adverb us   /ˈæk·jər·ət·li/
(Definition of accurate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"accurate" in Business English

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accurateadjective

uk   /ˈækjərət/ us  
correct and without any mistakes: accurate data/details/information Internet communication instantly provides timely and accurate data for evaluating investment opportunities. The aim at all times is to have an accurate estimate of the final cost.
(Definition of accurate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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