Definition of overexact in English:


Line breaks: over|exact
Pronunciation: /əʊv(ə)rɪɡˈzakt


Excessively accurate and careful about minor details: you do not need to be overexact in calculating your submission date
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  • I am not very proud of this translation, for even in its vagueness it is overexact.
  • Perhaps these writers were unburdened by ''overexact'' technical knowledge.
  • Here the narrator creates a logical chain that is not only grammatically excessive but comically overexact.

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