to be precise

Definition of to be precise

  1. —used to indicate that a statement is accurate and specific one night in early summer—June 22, to be precise

Word by Word Definitions

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  1. :  exactly or sharply defined or stated

    :  minutely exact

    :  strictly conforming to a pattern, standard, or convention


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