Definition of “accurate” - English Dictionary

“accurate” in English

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uk /ˈæk.jə.rət/ us /ˈæk.jɚ.ət/

B1 correct, exact, and without any mistakes:

an accurate machine
an accurate description
The figures they have used are just not accurate.
Her novel is an accurate reflection of life in Spain.
We hope to become more accurate in predicting earthquakes.

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adverb uk /ˈæk.jə.rə us /ˈæk.jɚ.ə



The plans should be drawn as accurately as possible.

(Definition of “accurate” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“accurate” in American English

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us /ˈæk·jər·ət/

accurate adjective (CORRECT)

correct and without any mistakes

accurate adjective (EXACT)

adverb us /ˈæk·jər·ət·li/

(Definition of “accurate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“accurate” in Business English

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uk /ˈækjərət/ us

correct and without any mistakes:

accurate data/details/information Internet communication instantly provides timely and accurate data for evaluating investment opportunities.
The aim at all times is to have an accurate estimate of the final cost.

(Definition of “accurate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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I do not want to argue about figures or about whether those under consideration are actually all accurate, which is a completely separate matter.
What specific measures are being taken to obtain an accurate assessment of the road transport costs, including social, economic and environmental costs?
Next, because accurate information, it must indeed be pointed out, is not necessarily advertising, and because the equation between the two that some skilfully maintain is simplistic and misleading.
Not only is it essential for everyone to receive accurate information, but everyone must be able to participate in the management of communication.
I also believe that it is not entirely accurate to say that it is not the amount of funding made available that matters.
Is this opportunism, accurate evidence or over-reacting?
However no accurate independent and objective information is available to confirm a large-scale scorched earth policy organised and implemented by the government.
We have produced independent, accurate, factual reports which have shed light on all the points and have not revealed evidence of any irregularities after 1999.
Moreover, the presentation of budget estimates should be more standardised, motivations should provide clearer justifications and estimates should be more accurate.
However, in order for the consumer to achieve that, we need to provide the consumer with accurate, exact, correct, scientifically justified information.