Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “precisely” en inglés

See all translations

precisely

adverb uk   /prɪˈsaɪs.li/ us    /prə-/

precisely adverb (EXACTLY)

B2 exactly: The fireworks begin at eight o'clock precisely. What do you think the problem is, precisely?B2 used to emphasize what you are saying: "You look tired - you should go home and rest." "I'm going to do precisely that." But it's precisely because of the noise that they're thinking of moving.C1 used to express complete agreement with someone or suggest that what they have said is obvious: "It would be stupid to attempt the journey in the dark." "Precisely!" he answered.
More examples

precisely adverb (CAREFULLY)

approving carefully and accurately: He works slowly and precisely whereas I tend to rush things and make mistakes.
(Definition of precisely from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de precisely
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “precisely” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

derivative

If something is derivative, it is not the result of new ideas, but has been developed from or copies something else.

Palabra del día

Euphemisms (Words used to Avoid Offending People)

by Kate Woodford,
March 04, 2015
​​​ We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and

Aprende más 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Aprende más