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English definition of “precisely”

precisely

adverb
 
 
/prɪˈsaɪsli/
EXACTLY B2 exactly: at 6 o'clock preciselyAccurate and exact
EMPHASIS B2 used to emphasize something: This is precisely the kind of thing I was hoping to avoid.Accurate and exact
AGREEMENT used to agree with what someone else says: " It's the shape I dislike, not the colour. " " Precisely! "Accepting and agreeingAccepting and agreeing reluctantlyApproving and approvalWords and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance
(Definition of precisely from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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