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adjective precise pronunciation in British English /prɪˈsaɪs/
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  1. 1
    exact and accurate
    Lara was able to tell me everything that had happened in precise detail.
    There is no precise definition of a storm.
    Can you be a bit more precise?
    The precise date and place of his birth are unknown.
  2. 2
    [only before noun] used for emphasizing that something is definite or clearly true
    At that precise moment, someone came round the corner.
    The result of the reforms was the precise opposite of the emperor’s intention.


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noun [uncountable]


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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