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It's exactly three o'clock.
The wood should measure five centimeters exactly.
The house is exactly the same as it was 20 years ago.
She sounds exactly like her mother.
She was standing exactly where you are now.
"If he does that again, he could lose his job." "Exactly!"
It's not exactly a novel, more an extended short story.
$300,000 for a picture is not exactly cheap.
She's not exactly the world's greatest singer.
"You're leaving, aren't you?" "Not exactly, I'm just going on vacation."
What exactly did he say?
Where exactly do you live?
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English version of definition of exactly
a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a large cake decorated or filled with sweet foods such as fruit, cream, and chocolate
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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American definition of exactly from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.