inaccurate

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adjective in·ac·cu·rate \(ˌ)i-ˈna-kyə-rət, -k(ə-)rət\

Definition of inaccurate

  1. :  not accurate :  faulty inaccurate information

inaccurately

play \(ˌ)i-ˈna-kyə-rət-lē, -k(ə-)rət-, -kyərt-\ adverb

Examples of inaccurate in a Sentence

  1. he claimed that the TV ratings were inaccurate because they didn't take into account all those viewers in health clubs

  2. the estimate is inaccurate, but will do for our purposes

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First Known Use of inaccurate

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INACCURATE Defined for English Language Learners

inaccurate

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adjective

Definition of inaccurate for English Language Learners

  • : not correct or exact : having a mistake or error : not accurate


INACCURATE Defined for Kids

inaccurate

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adjective in·ac·cu·rate \i-ˈna-kyə-rət\

Definition of inaccurate for Students

  1. :  not correct or exact He made inaccurate claims.

inaccurately

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