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adverb precisely pronunciation in British English /prɪˈsaɪsli/
  1. 1

    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.

  2. 3
    used for adding emphasis to a reason or explanation

    They have the best medical care precisely because of high taxes.

  3. 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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