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Meaning of “accurate” in the English Dictionary

"accurate" in British English

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accurateadjective

uk   us   /ˈæk.jʊ.rət/
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 inpredictingearthquakes.
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accurately
adverb uk   us   /-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)

exactlyaimed and ​moving on an ​intendedpath
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   us   /ˈækjərət/
correct and without any mistakes: accurate data/details/information Internetcommunication instantly ​provides timely and accurate ​data for ​evaluatinginvestmentopportunities. The ​aim at all ​times is to have an accurate ​estimate of the ​finalcost.
(Definition of accurate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “accurate”
in Korean 정확한…
in Arabic دَقيق…
in Malaysian tepat, ingatan tepat…
in French exact, fidèle…
in Russian точный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 準確的, 精確的, 正確的…
in Italian esatto, preciso…
in Turkish doğru, tam…
in Polish dokładny…
in Spanish exacto, preciso, fiel…
in Vietnamese đúng đắn, chính xác…
in Portuguese exato, preciso…
in Thai ถูกต้อง, แม่นยำ, ไร้ข้อผิดพลาด…
in German genau…
in Catalan acurat, precís…
in Japanese 正確な, 的確な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 准确的, 精确的, 正确的…
in Indonesian tepat, akurat…
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