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English definition of “precise”

precise

adjective
 
 
/prɪˈsaɪs/
EXACT B2 exact and accurate: precise details/instructions Their calendars were more precise than the one we use today. → Opposite impreciseAccurate 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
(Definition of precise from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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