Translation of "exactly" - English-Turkish dictionary


adverb uk us /ɪɡˈzæktli/

A2 used when you are giving or asking for information that is completely correct

çok doğru, tamam
What exactly seems to be the problem?
The train got in at exactly ten o'clock.

B1 used to emphasize what you are saying

tam, tamamen, tam anlamıyla, tam olarak
I found a dress that's exactly the same colour as my shoes.

B2 something you say when you agree completely with someone

tamam, pekâla, doğru; katılıyorum
"Surely they should have told us about this problem sooner?" "Exactly."
not exactly

B2 used to say that something is not completely true

pek sayılmaz, doğru diyemem, tam değil
"Do you live here?" "Not exactly, I'm staying with friends."
not exactly easy/new/clear, etc informal

used to say that a description is completely untrue

tam olarak kolay/yeni/temiz vs. değil
Let's face it, we're not exactly rich, are we?

(Translation of “exactly” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English–Turkish © Cambridge University Press)