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accurate

view main entry for accurateadjective  /ˈækjərət/
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accurately

   adverb
American English pronunciation: accuratelyClick to listen to the pronunciation of accurately

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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sandwich woman

a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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