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precise  

EN[prɪˈsaɪs]
Fprécis
  • VerbeSGprecisesPRprecisingPT, PPprecisedPREpré-SUF-ise
    1. (used by non-native speakers or in jargons) VT To make or render precise.
    2. AdjectifCOMmore preciseSUPmost precise
      1. Exact, accurate.
        1. A memory is "precise" when the occurrences that would verify it are narrowly circumscribed: for instance, "I met Jones" is precise as compared to "I met a man." A memory is "accurate" when it is both precise and true, i.e. in the above instance, if it was Jones I met.
      2. (sciences) Of experimental results, consistent, clustered close together, agreeing with each other. This does not mean that they cluster near the true, correct, or accurate value.
        1. Risk is everywhere. [ …] For each [kind] there is a frighteningly precise measurement of just how likely it is to jump from the shadows and get you. “The Norm Chronicles” [ …] aims to help data-phobes find their way through this blizzard of risks.
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      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
        • ouldn't tell his precise age, but he was fiftyish. ‎
        • The tall, elegant Mr. Burnett unfurled his limbs in the precise yet fluid phrasing employed by voguers.
        • In order to determine the orientation of permeable joint zones, the evaluation of the borehole televiewer data allows a precise measurement of the planar discontinuities at the borehole wall.

    Meaning of precise for the defined word.

    Grammaticalement, ce mot "precise" est un adjectif. C'est aussi un verbe, plus spécifiquement, un verbes transitif.
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        Définition: Niveau 8
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        Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
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        1. en precisely
        2. en preciser
        3. en precised
        4. en precisest
        5. en preciseness
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