precisive

adjective
pre·​ci·​sive | \ -ˈsīsiv, -īziv \

Definition of precisive

1 : cutting off, separating, or defining one thing or person from all others precisive censure precisive abstraction
2 : having or marked by precision or exactness

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History and Etymology for precisive

in sense 1, from Latin praecisus + English -ive; in sense 2, from precis(ion) + -ive

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“Precisive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/precisive. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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