Precisely meaning

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Exactly.
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(focus) Used to provide emphasis.
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(manner) In a precise manner; exactly.
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Used as an intensive.

Inferior equipment was precisely the reason some hikers refused to continue the climb.

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In a precise manner.
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In a precise manner.
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Precisely is defined as exactly, specifically or with precision.

When it is exactly 1:00, this is an example of a time when it is precisely 1:00.

When you carefully place books on a shelf with great precision, this is an example of a time when you place the books precisely on the shelf.

When someone asks if what they just said is correct and it is absolutely correct, this is an example of a time when you might say "Precisely."

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Origin of precisely