inexact

[in-ig-zakt]
adjective
not exact; not strictly precise or accurate.

Origin:
1820–30; in-3 + exact

inexactly, adverb
inexactness, noun
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inexact (ˌɪnɪɡˈzækt)
 
adj
not exact or accurate
 
inex'actitude
 
n
 
inex'actness
 
n
 
inex'actly
 
adv

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Example sentences
Interview scheduling is, at best, an inexact science.
Previous attempts to identify this process were stymied by inexact methods.
It's the reason why such an advanced canine has such relatively inexact poor
  vision vs a vs humans.
Yet the society had no police power over names, and its verbal descriptions
  were often so inexact as to be of little use.
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