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imprecise

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adjective im·pre·cise \ˌim-pri-ˈsīs\

Simple Definition of imprecise

  • : not clear or exact : not precise

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of imprecise

  1. :  not precise :  inexact, vague <an imprecise estimate>

imprecisely

adverb

impreciseness

noun

imprecision

play \-ˈsi-zhən\ noun

IMPRECISE Defined for Kids

imprecise

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adjective im·pre·cise \ˌim-pri-ˈsīs\

Definition of imprecise for Students

  1. :  not clear or exact <an imprecise measurement>





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