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inaccurate

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Pronunciation: /ɪnˈakjʊrət
 
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Definition of inaccurate in English:

adjective

Not accurate: false or inaccurate descriptions of goods a forecast that proved wildly inaccurate
More example sentences
  • Records of food cooking temperatures were missing, inaccurate and even falsified.
  • Studies of passive smoking can be inaccurate because they rely on subjects to be honest about the amount they smoke.
  • The account of English obscenity laws in the book is wildly inaccurate.
Synonyms
inexact, imprecise, incorrect, wrong, erroneous, faulty, imperfect, flawed, defective, unsound, unreliable;
fallacious, false, mistaken, untrue, not true, not right;
falsified, distorted, garbled
informal off beam, full of holes

Derivatives

inaccurately

1
adverb
Example sentences
  • And they are inaccurately describing some of the extra costs as ‘taxes’, making it appear they are levied by the government.
  • I have always found it hilarious when people drop names inaccurately, an ever present peril for those in whom ambition exceeds capacity for detail.
  • There was no personal gain, no diversion of public funds to party political purposes - just an inaccurately completed claim form.

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