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One entry found for accurate.
Main Entry: ac·cu·rate
Pronunciation: primarystressak-yschwa-rschwat
Function: adjective
Etymology: from Latin accuratus "accurate," from accurare "to take care of," from ac-, ad- "to" and cura "care" --related to CURE, CURIOUS --see Word History at CURE
1 : free from mistakes especially as the result of care <an accurate count>
2 : agreeing exactly with truth or a standard <an accurate copy>
3 : able to give an accurate result <an accurate gauge>
synonym see CORRECT
- ac·cu·rate·ly /-yschwa-rschwat-lemacron, -yschwart-/ adverb
- ac·cu·rate·ness /-nschwas/ noun

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