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Definition of imprecise adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

      

    imprecise

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs//
     
     
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  1. 1not giving exact details or making something clear synonym inaccurate
  2. 2 an imprecise definition imprecise information The witness's descriptions were too imprecise to be of any real value. opposite precise
imprecisely
 
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adverb These terms are often used imprecisely and interchangeably.
imprecision
 
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NAmE//ˌɪmprɪˈsɪʒn//
 
noun [uncountable] There is considerable imprecision in the terminology used.
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