Definición de precisely en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /prɪˈsʌɪsli/


1In exact terms; without vagueness: the guidelines are precisely defined
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  • It's hard to define precisely, and even bands within this genre shy away from giving it an exact title.
  • Your registered title should precisely define what you do and do not own and what other rights of access you may have.
  • There was a time when a coach could define precisely the role of every position on the field.
1.1Exactly (used to emphasize the complete accuracy or truth of a statement): at 2.00 precisely, the phone rang kids will love it precisely because it will irritate their parents
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  • I can identify the moment I fell out of love with India quite precisely.
  • To repeat a defamatory statement was precisely the same as if one had said it in the first place.
  • Edging shears must be razor sharp and held at precisely 90° to the lawn edge.
exactly, sharp, on the dot;
promptly, prompt, dead (on), on the stroke of …, on the dot of …;
right, directly, squarely
informal bang (on), spot on, smack, slap, slap bang, plumb
North American  on the button, on the nose, smack dab
exactly, absolutely, just, in all respects, in every way, entirely, altogether
informal to a T
1.2Used as a reply to confirm or agree with a previous statement: ‘You mean it was a conspiracy?’ ‘Precisely.’
yes, exactly, quite, absolutely, right, that's right, just so, quite so, indubitably, without a doubt, definitely
informal you bet, I'll say

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Saltos de línea: pre|cise¦ly

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