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precise
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The Hound of the Baskervilles
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
  • To the man of precisely scientific mind the work of Monsieur Bertillon must always appeal strongly.
  • I said, sir, to the precisely scientific mind.

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  • Precisely.

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  • Is it precise enough if I measure to the closest inch?
  • The detective is talking to all the witnesses to try to determine the precise sequence of events.

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unspecified meaning
  • And a man of precise mind, evidently.

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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
as in: a precise personality Define
meticulous (careful about details)
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