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precise / exacto
precise   [prɪˈsaɪs]   -adjective
1. (=exact)   [description, figure, measurements]   exacto   [instructions]   preciso   [details, information]   concreto
·he didn't give a precise date
·no precisó la fecha
·the timing had to be very precise
·había que calcular el tiempo con mucha precisiónoun
a. there were five, to [be] precise =   para ser exacto or preciso, fueron cinco
·can you be more precise?
·¿puedes ser masculineánoun concreto?
b. at that precise [moment] =   en ese preciso instante
c. it achieved the precise [opposite] of what we intended =   con ello se consiguió exactamente or justamente lo contrario de lo que queríamos
2. (=meticulous)   meticuloso
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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