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precise
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Harry Potter (#2) and the Chamber of Secrets
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as in: about noon; 12:03 to be precise Define
exact (accurate)
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  • "Precisely," said the headmaster.

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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
  • "Let me see the Chamber of Secrets "You all know, of course, that Hogwarts was founded over a thousand years ago — the precise date is uncertain — by the four greatest witches and wizards of the age.
  • Ginny drew a deep breath and, at that precise moment, Percy Weasley appeared, looking tired and wan.

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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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