imprecise


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im·pre·cise

 (ĭm′prĭ-sīs′)
adj.
Not precise.

im′pre·cise′ly adv.
im′pre·ci′sion (-sĭzh′ən) n.

imprecise

(ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs)
adj
not precise; inexact or inaccurate
ˌimpreˈcisely adv
imprecision, ˌimpreˈciseness n

im•pre•cise

(ˌɪm prəˈsaɪs)

adj.
not precise; vague; inexact.
[1795–1805]
im`pre•cise′ly, adv.
im`pre•ci′sion (-ˈsɪʒ ən) im`pre•cise′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.imprecise - not precise; "imprecise astronomical observations"; "the terms he used were imprecise and emotional"
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
inexact - not exact
general - applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"
precise - sharply exact or accurate or delimited; "a precise mind"; "specified a precise amount"; "arrived at the precise moment"

imprecise

Translations
غَيْر دَقيق
nepřesný
upræcis
nem pontos
ónákvæmur
netikslumasnetikslus
neprecīzsneskaidrs
açık olmayanbelirsiz

imprecise

[ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs] ADJ [information, definition] → impreciso

imprecise

[ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs] adjimprécis(e)

imprecise

adj, imprecisely
advungenau, unpräzis(e)

imprecise

[ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs] adjimpreciso/a

imprecise

(impriˈsais) adjective
not clear; vague. Her directions were so imprecise that we lost our way.
ˌimpreˈcision noun
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