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inexact

[in-ig-zakt] /ˌɪn ɪgˈzækt/
adjective
1.
not exact; not strictly precise or accurate.
Origin of inexact
1820-1830
1820-30; in-3 + exact
Related forms
inexactly, adverb
inexactness, noun
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inexact

/ˌɪnɪɡˈzækt/
adjective
1.
not exact or accurate
Derived Forms
inexactitude, inexactness, noun
inexactly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for inexact
adj.

1828, from in- (1) "not, opposite of" + exact. Related: Inexactly.

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