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English adverb: exactly

1. exactly indicating exactness or preciseness


SamplesHe was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do.
It was just as he said--the jewel was gone.
It has just enough salt.


Synonymsjust, precisely

2. exactly just as it should be


Samples`Precisely, my lord,' he said.


Synonymson the button, on the dot, on the nose, precisely

3. exactly in a precise manner


SamplesShe always expressed herself precisely.


Synonymsincisively, precisely


Antonymsimprecisely, inexactly









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