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ac·cu·rate / ˈakyərit/ • adj. 1. (of information, measurements, statistics, etc.) correct in all details; exact. ∎  (of an instrument or method) capable of giving such information. ∎  (of a piece of work) meticulously careful and free from errors. ∎  faithfully or fairly representing the truth about someone or something: an accurate likeness of Mozart. 2. (of a weapon or the person using it) capable of reaching the intended target. ∎  (of a shot or throw, or the person making it) successful in reaching a target. DERIVATIVES: ac·cu·rate·ly adv.

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accurate XVII. — L. accūrātus, f. accūrāre, f. AC- + cūra care; see CURE, -ATE2.
Hence accuracy XVII.

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