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word-perfectadjective

uk   /ˌwɜːdˈpɜː.fɪkt/  us   /ˌwɝːdˈpɜːr.fɪkt / UK (US letter-perfect)
used to refer to words ​produced without any ​mistakes, or a ​person who is ​able to ​repeat a ​particulartext from ​memory without making any ​mistakes: His ​motherrehearsed his ​lines with him and by the ​time the ​playopened he was word-perfect. "Your ​German was word-perfect," Franz said. a word-perfect ​rendition/​recitation
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