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Princeton's WordNet

  1. precisely, exactly, just(adverb)

    indicating exactness or preciseness

    "he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do"; "it was just as he said--the jewel was gone"; "it has just enough salt"

  2. precisely, incisively, exactly(adverb)

    in a precise manner

    "she always expressed herself precisely"

  3. precisely, exactly, on the nose, on the dot, on the button(adverb)

    just as it should be

    "`Precisely, my lord,' he said"

Wiktionary

  1. precisely(Adverb)

    In a precise manner; exactly.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precisely' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2896

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precisely' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3284

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'precisely' in Adverbs Frequency: #225

How to pronounce precisely?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say precisely in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of precisely in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of precisely in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of precisely in a Sentence

  1. Katsuyuki Kawai:

    The midterm elections are foremost in Trump's mind, this is precisely the time when allies must join together on security matters to face North Korea.

  2. Thomas Rimmele:

    The Inouye Solar Telescope's all about the magnetic field, to unravel the Sun's biggest mysteries, we have to not only be able to clearly see these tiny structures from 93 million miles away but very precisely measure their magnetic field strength and direction near the surface and trace the field as it extends out into the million-degree corona, the outer atmosphere of the Sun.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    When an Order misuses the Law in the context of Law and Order in a democratic state, it describes and pictures as fascism, racism, and majority dictatorship. Indeed, it mirrors the mindset of ruling power precisely.

  4. John Von Neumann:

    The sciences do not try to explain, they hardly even try to interpret, they mainly make models. By a model is meant a mathematical construct which, with the addition of certain verbal interpretations, describes observed phenomena. The justification of such a mathematical construct is solely and precisely that it is expected to work.

  5. Peter McWilliams:

    Acceptance is not a state of passivity or inaction. I am not saying you can't change the world, right wrongs, or replace evil with good. Acceptance is, in fact, the first step to successful action. If you don't fully accept a situation precisely the way it is, you will have difficulty changing it. Moreover, if you don't fully accept the situation, you will never really know if the situation should be changed.

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