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precisely

precisely

adverb pre·cise·ly

Definition of PRECISELY

:  exactly <precisely two o'clock> —sometimes used as an intensive <was popular precisely because he was so kind>

Examples of PRECISELY

  1. <I feel precisely the same way as you do.>
  2. <measured the length of the board precisely>

First Known Use of PRECISELY

14th century

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