exact

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪgˈzækt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪgˈzækt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ig zakt)

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exact

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. What is the exact [amount, total]?
  2. What is your exact location?
  3. is the exact [location, place] where
  4. the exact [distance, costs, rate, price]
  5. the exact opposite [result, outcome] (as expected)
  6. is going in the exact opposite direction
  7. What were his exact words?
  8. What was his exact reason?
  9. I have the exact same [problem, shirt]!
  10. I said the exact same thing!
  11. at the exact same [time, moment]
  12. has the exact opposite meaning
  13. is the exact right [size, shape] (for)
  14. was an exact match
  15. it isn't an exact science
  16. follow the exact [specifications, procedures]
  17. give me the exact details
  18. gave an exact [description, account] of
  19. [run, make] an exact search for
  20. doesn't [have, need] to be the exact [amount, figure]
  21. doesn't [have] to be exact
  22. I need you to be exact (about)
  23. please be exact with your [answer, numbers]
v
  1. exact a [heavy, high, considerable] price
  2. exact [revenge, punishment] for
  3. a [plan, plot] to exact [revenge]
  4. exact a toll [on, for, to]
  5. exact respect from (your) [children, peers, students, coworkers]
  6. exacted by [parents, the government, peers]
  7. exacted in [exchange, virtue, return]
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