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adverb precisely pronunciation in British English /prɪˈsaɪsli/
  1. 1
    exactly
    At the end of the war we were in precisely the same financial position as before.
    precisely how/when/what: He knows precisely what we want.
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  2. 2
    clearly
    Dartman spoke very precisely.
  3. 3
    used for adding emphasis to a reason or explanation
    They have the best medical care precisely because of high taxes.
  4. 4
    spoken used for showing that you completely agree with what someone says or that you think they are exactly right
    ‘You mean he took the money for himself?’ ‘Precisely.’
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