to be exact

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Definition of to be exact

used to indicate that a statement is accurate and specificthat afternoon, June 22, to be exactThey had many children—seven, to be exact.He came a long way—from Nome, Alaska, to be exact—to attend the wedding.

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“To be exact.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20be%20exact. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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