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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
exactly /ig'zæktli/
  • phó từ
    • chính xác, đúng đắn
    • đúng như thế, đúng như vậy (dùng trong câu trả lời)
Concise Dictionary
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adv.
+indicating exactness or preciseness
+just as it should be
+in a precise manner

Thesaurus Dictionary
adv.
1 accurately, precisely, strictly, perfectly, correctly, unerringly, faultlessly, faithfully, scrupulously, literally, to the letter, word for word, verbatim, closely; methodically, systematically:
She translated the passage exactly, with no errors.
2 definitely, absolutely, positively, undeniably, surely, certainly, unequivocally, completely, in every respect, in all respects, particularly, specifically, explicitly, just, quite, expressly, precisely, accurately, truly, Colloq Brit bang on:
This is exactly the kind of house we want.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adverb
1 used to emphasize that sth is correct in every way or in every detail
Synonym: PRECISELY
I know exactly how she felt. + Do exactly as I tell you. + It happened almost exactly a year ago. + It's exactly nine o'clock. + You haven't changed at all-you still look exactly the same. + His words had exactly the opposite effect. + Your answer is exactly right. + It was a warm day, if not exactly hot.
2 (spoken) used to ask for more information about sth: Where exactly did you stay in France? + (disapproving) Exactly what are you trying to tell me?
3 used as a reply, agreeing with what sb has just said, or emphasizing that it is correct: 'You mean somebody in this room must be the murderer?' 'Exactly.'
Idioms: not exactly (spoken)
1 used when you are saying the opposite of what you really mean: He wasn't exactly pleased to see us-in fact he refused to open the door. + It's not exactly beautiful, is it? (= it's ugly)
2 used when you are correcting sth that sb has said: 'So he told you you'd got the job?' 'Not exactly, but he said they were impressed with me.'


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