Meaning of “precise” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /prɪˈsaɪs/

B2 exact and accurate:

Their calendars were more precise than the one we use today.
→ Opposite imprecise

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to be precise

B2 used to give exact details about something:

We met in 1994 - October 1st to be precise.
EMPHASIS [ always before noun ]

used to emphasize something that you are referring to:

At that precise moment, the door opened.

(Definition of “precise” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)