preciously Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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uk   us   /ˈpreʃ.ə disapproving
in a way that is too ​formal and ​unnatural: He ​speaks too preciously for my ​liking.
(Definition of preciously from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “preciously”
in Chinese (Simplified) 过分讲究地,做作地…
in Chinese (Traditional) 過分講究地,做作地…
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