adjective im·pre·cise \ˌim-pri-ˈsīs\

: not clear or exact : not precise

Full Definition of IMPRECISE

:  not precise :  inexact, vague <an imprecise estimate>
im·pre·cise·ly adverb
im·pre·cise·ness noun
im·pre·ci·sion \-ˈsi-zhən\ noun

Examples of IMPRECISE

  1. It's an imprecise translation of the original sentence.
  2. <3.14 is an imprecise approximation of the value of pi>

First Known Use of IMPRECISE

IMPRECISENESS Defined for Kids


adjective im·pre·cise \ˌim-pri-ˈsīs\

Definition of IMPRECISE for Kids

:  not clear or exact <an imprecise measurement>


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