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precise
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
precise /pri'sais/
  • tính từ
    • đúng, chính xác
      • at the precise moment: vào đúng lúc
    • tỉ mỉ, kỹ tính, nghiêm ngặt, câu nệ (người...)
Concise Dictionary
prɪ'saɪs
adj.
+sharply exact or accurate or delimited
+(of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth ; strictly correct

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 correct, exact, definite, well-defined, explicit, word-for-word, verbatim, literal, letter-for-letter, literatim, faithful, specific, unambiguous, unequivocal, strict, authentic, perfect, true, veracious, truthful, unerring, error-free, accurate:
Errors show that medieval scribes did not always succeed in making precise copies
2 strict, meticulous, scrupulous, careful, conscientious, exact, unconditional, rigorous, rigid, puritanical, unbending, inflexible, unyielding, demanding, severe, prim, absolute:
He has been very precise about dates and facts. Margaret is precise in insisting on obedience to her orders
3 fastidious, particular, finicky, finical, fussy, meticulous, scrupulous, careful, conscientious, nice, exacting, critical, demanding:
Painting miniatures is very precise work.
4 exact, very:
This is the precise spot where I found the body.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
1 clear and accurate: precise details / instructions / measurements + Can you give a more precise definition of the word? + I can be reasonably precise about the time of the incident.
2 [only before noun] used to emphasize that sth happens at a particular time or in a particular way: We were just talking about her when, at that precise moment, she walked in. + Doctors found it hard to establish the precise nature of her illness.
3 taking care to be exact and accurate, especially about small details: a skilled and precise worker + small, precise movements + (disapproving) She's rather prim and precise.
Idioms: to be (more) precise used to show that you are giving more detailed and accurate information about sth you have just mentioned: The shelf is about a metre long-well, 98cm, to be precise.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be

ADV.

extremely, very | absolutely | increasingly | fairly, quite, reasonably | enough, sufficiently
Are the measurements precise enough?
| insufficiently | legally, mathematically
You need to use legally precise terms.

PREP.

about
You have to be precise about the numbers.

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