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adjective exact pronunciation in American English /ɪɡˈzækt/

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  1. 1
    [usually before noun] done, made, or described in a very thorough way, with all the details correct
    This is an exact replica of the original ship.
    We need to establish the exact sequence of events leading up to the accident.
  2. 2
    used for emphasizing that you are referring to one particular thing and no other
    She led rescuers to the exact spot where the injured climber was lying.
    It was a meeting some time in June: I can’t remember the exact date.



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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