Definition of inaccurate in English:

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inaccurate

Pronunciation: /inˈakyərət/

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, careless, faulty, imperfect, flawed, defective, unsound, unreliable;
informal wide of the mark

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Syllabification: in·ac·cu·rate

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