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precise

adjective
 
 
/prɪˈsaɪs/
EXACT B2 exact and accurate: precise details/instructions Their calendars were more precise than the one we use today. →  Opposite imprecise Accurate and exact
to be precise B2 used to give exact details about something: We met in 1994 - October 1st to be precise.Accurate and exact
EMPHASIS [always before noun] used to emphasize something that you are referring to: At that precise moment, the door opened.Accurate and exact
Translations of “precise”
in Korean 정확한…
in Arabic دَقيق…
in French précis…
in Turkish tam, kesin, kat'i…
in Italian preciso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 精確的, 準確的,確切的…
in Russian точный, именно этот…
in Polish dokładny, precyzyjny, akurat…
in Spanish preciso, exacto…
in Portuguese preciso, exato, certo…
in German genau…
in Catalan precís, exacte…
in Japanese 正確な, 的確な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 精确的, 准确的,确切的…
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