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adjective accurate pronunciation in American English /ˈækjərət/
  1. 1
    correct or true in every detail
    We need to get an accurate estimate of what the new building will cost.
    Would it be more accurate to say that the plan failed?
  2. 2
    able to do something in an exact way, without making a mistake
    an accurate clock
    He’s very accurate in his calculations.
    accurate to: a stop watch accurate to 0.01 of a second (=never wrong by more than 0.01 of a second)

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 accurate pronunciation in American English adverb
Have I described the situation accurately?


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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