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"Exactamente" is an adverb which is often translated as "exactly", and "justamente" is an adverb which is also often translated as "exactly". Learn more about the difference between "exactamente" and "justamente" below.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. exactly
Tienes que hacer exactamente lo que te dije; no cambies nada.You need to do exactly what I told you; don't change anything.
b. precisely
Dijiste exactamente lo que yo estaba pensando.You said precisely what I was thinking.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (accurately)
a. exactly
Tu casa se ve justamente como me la imaginé.Your house looks exactly as I pictured it.
b. precisely
Mariano se paró y expresó justamente lo que todo estábamos pensando.Mariano stood up and expressed precisely what everybody was thinking.
2. (in a just manner)
a. justly
El rey castigaba a los delincuentes justamente, sin prejuicios ni favoritismos.The king punished criminals justly, without prejudice or favoritism.
b. fairly
El magnate fue juzgado justamente y sin parcialidad alguna.The magnate was judged fairly and impartially.
3. (when)
a. just
Me llamaste justamente cuando entré en la ducha; por eso no atendí.You called me just when I got in the shower; that's why I didn't answer.
b. just as
Llegamos a casa justamente cuando se largó a llover.We arrived home just as the rain started to fall.
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