Definition of inexact in English:


Line breaks: in|exact
Pronunciation: /ˌɪnɪgˈzakt
, ˌɪnɛg-/




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  • Their behaviour during an ordinary weekend of vacation abroad was misinterpreted and reported with grave inexactitudes.
  • Some were major untruths, others simply mischievous inexactitudes.
  • In the 17th century, ‘certain great whales’ were defined, with biological inexactitude, as being ‘royal fish’.


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  • ‘Neo - is a prefix that derives from the Greek adjective neos - ‘new’ or ‘fresh’ - and in theory it is used inexactly for those conservatives who once were not - or for those who have reinterpreted conservatism…
  • Ellinor is established in a bravura passage in which Glenthorn, the tale's official narrator, inexactly recollects the tales Ellinor told him of Irish history and myth.
  • Different numbers might be represented exactly or inexactly within the FPU, but all IEEE values are represented with exactly the same precision of 15 decimals.


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  • Perhaps his training as a physicist doesn't necessarily provide the best training for the inexactness of political discussion.
  • Second, in most cases, such a test is exact or, to the extent it is less than exact, the inexactness will work in favour of the accused.
  • Despite the inherent inexactness of reproduction cost estimates, he insisted that their economic importance was such that they could not be ignored when they markedly differed from actual cost figures.

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