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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.
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Adv.1.inexactly - in an imprecise manner; "he expressed himself imprecisely"
incisively, precisely, exactly - in a precise manner; "she always expressed herself precisely"
Translations

inexactly

[ˌɪnɪgˈzæktlɪ] ADVde modo inexacto

inexactly

[ˌɪnɪgˈzæktlɪ] advin modo inesatto, in modo impreciso
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