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in·ex·act

 (ĭn′ĭg-zăkt′)
adj.
1. Not strictly accurate or precise; not exact: an inexact quotation; an inexact description of what had taken place.
2. Not rigorous or meticulous: an inexact mind; an inexact method.

in′ex·act′ly adv.
in′ex·act′ness n.

inexact

(ˌɪnɪɡˈzækt)
adj
not exact or accurate
ˌinexˈactiˌtude, ˌinexˈactness n
ˌinexˈactly adv

in•ex•act

(ˌɪn ɪgˈzækt)

adj.
not exact; not strictly precise or accurate: an inexact calculation; an inexact science.
[1820–30]
in`ex•act′i•tude`, n.
in`ex•act′ly, adv.
in`ex•act′ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.inexact - not exact
inaccurate - not exact; "an inaccurate translation"; "the thermometer is inaccurate"
imprecise - not precise; "imprecise astronomical observations"; "the terms he used were imprecise and emotional"
exact - marked by strict and particular and complete accordance with fact; "an exact mind"; "an exact copy"; "hit the exact center of the target"

inexact

adjective imprecise, inaccurate, indefinite, indeterminate, off, incorrect Forecasting was an inexact science.
Quotations
"It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact" [Edmund Burke]

inexact

adjective
1. Lacking precise limits:
2. Lacking literal exactness:
Translations
غَيْر مَضْبوط، غَيْر صَحيح
nepřesný
unøjagtig
ónákvæmur
neprecīzs
hatalıtam/doğru değilyanlış

inexact

[ˌɪnɪgˈzækt] ADJinexacto

inexact

[ˌɪnɪgˈzækt] adjinexact(e)

inexact

adj, inexactly
advungenau

inexact

[ˌɪnɪgˈzækt] adjinesatto/a, impreciso/a

inexact

(inigˈzӕkt) adjective
not quite correct, exact or true. an inexact description.
ˌinexˈactness noun
References in periodicals archive ?
Could it be that now their terminological inexactitudes have been exposed as blatant lies and the innumerable pitfalls involved in an exodus have been laid bare, that the public would opt to stay?
Des sites electroniques et des reseaux sociaux ont publie des informations erronees, truffees de graves inexactitudes ainsi que de fausses alertes, pretendant que le cholera menacerait la sante des Marocains et que le ministere de la Sante aurait mis en garde contre la consommation de l'eau de robinet, a releve ce departement dans un communique.
She, on the other hand commends her own ministers for using the (eg red bus) terminological inexactitudes of Boris Johnson subsequently.
"Messy" data includes errors and "inexactitudes" of data.
Because of that, books like Barton's are highly appreciated: they make possible a fairer approximation to our historical past and heritage, avoiding distortions and inexactitudes. In conclusion, Thomas Barton's book is an excellent and well-documented history, a detailed and precise study of political power and Christian-Jewish relations in the Middle Ages.
Le pire, ce sont les inexactitudes impardonnables qui parsement le fil du recit.
Call them fibs, porkies or "terminological inexactitudes" as Winston put it, the Conservative party is not and never has been the party of working people.