precisely

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precisely

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. precisely [measured, designed]
  2. a precisely made [watch, device, instrument]
  3. a precisely calculated [amount, quantity, throw, attack]
  4. a precisely defined [term, outline, guideline]
  5. [happened, occurred] precisely when
  6. [got home, arrived, left] at precisely [5 o'clock]
  7. at [5 o'clock] precisely
  8. that is precisely why you [should, ought to, need]
  9. it is precisely for this reason that
  10. (that) is precisely [because, due to, how, where, why]
  11. that's precisely my point
  12. yes, that is precisely [it, right]
  13. yes, those were my thoughts precisely
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