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Significado de “precisely” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "precisely" - Diccionario Inglés

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preciselyadverb

uk   /prɪˈsaɪs.li/  us   /prə-/
  • precisely adverb (EXACTLY)

B2 exactly: The ​fireworksbegin at eight o'clock precisely. What do you ​think the ​problem is, precisely?B2 used to ​emphasize what you are saying: "You ​looktired - 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 ​expresscompleteagreement 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.

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Significado de "precisely" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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preciselyadverb

 us   /prɪˈsɑɪs·li/
Precisely is also used to ​emphasize the ​accuracy of what you are saying: Armed ​conflict is precisely what the ​government is ​trying to ​avoid.
(Definition of precisely from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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