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adjective accurate pronunciation in British English /ˈækjʊrət/
  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 British English adverb
Have I described the situation accurately?


a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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