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in·ac·cu·ra·cy

 (ĭn-ăk′yər-ə-sē)
n. pl. in·ac·cu·ra·cies
1. The quality or condition of being inaccurate.
2. An instance of being inaccurate; an error.
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inaccuracy

(ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ)
n, pl -cies
1. lack of accuracy; imprecision
2. an error, a mistake, or a slip
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in•ac•cu•ra•cy

(ɪnˈæk yər ə si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. something inaccurate; error.
2. the quality or state of being inaccurate.
[1750–60]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.inaccuracy - the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
inexactitude, inexactness - the quality of being inaccurate and having errors
looseness - a lack of strict accuracy; laxity of practice; "misunderstandings can often be traced to a looseness of expression"
accuracy, truth - the quality of being near to the true value; "he was beginning to doubt the accuracy of his compass"; "the lawyer questioned the truth of my account"
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inaccuracy

noun
1. imprecision, unreliability, incorrectness, unfaithfulness, erroneousness, inexactness He was disturbed by the inaccuracy of the answers.
2. error, mistake, slip, fault, defect, blunder, lapse, boob (Brit. slang), literal (Printing), howler (informal), miscalculation, typo (informal, Printing), erratum, corrigendum Guard against inaccuracies by checking with a variety of sources.
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inaccuracy

noun
An act or thought that unintentionally deviates from what is correct, right, or true:
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Translations
عَدَم صِحَّة ، عَدَم دِقَّة
nepřesnost
ukorrekthedunøjagtighed
epätarkkuus
ónákvæmni

inaccuracy

[ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ] N
1. (= imprecision) [of figures, information, statement] → inexactitud f; [of shot, aim, instrument, method] → falta f de precisión, imprecisión f
2. (usu pl) (= mistake) → error m
the report contained many inaccuraciesel informe contenía muchos errores
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inaccuracy

[ɪnˈækjʊrəsi] n
(= inaccurate detail) → inexactitude f
(= lack of accuracy) → manque m de précision
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inaccuracy

nUngenauigkeit f; (= incorrectness)Unrichtigkeit f
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inaccuracy

[ɪnˈækjʊrəsɪ] n (see adj) → inaccuratezza, inesattezza, imprecisione f; (usu pl, mistake) → errore m
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inaccurate

(inˈӕkjurət) adjective
containing errors; not correct or accurate. inaccurate translation/addition.
inˈaccuracy noun
(plural inˈaccuracies).
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