accurate
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accurate(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (exact)
a. preciso
She made an accurate calculation.Hizo un cálculo preciso.
b. exacto
You must keep accurate minutes.Hay que tomar la minuta de forma exacta.
c. certero (shot, throw, aim)
She reached the green with an accurate shot.Alcanzó el green con un golpe certero.
d. acertado (forecast, diagnosis, observation)
The ability to make an accurate forecast is essential for the survival of a business.La capacidad de hacer un pronóstico acertado es clave para la supervivencia de una empresa.
e. fiel (account, translation, portrayal)
The series is an accurate depiction of life in the mafia.La serie es un fiel retrato de la vida en la mafia.
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accurate
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. ((calculation, report, measurement)
a. exacto(a), preciso(a)
2. (translation, portrayal)
a. fiel
3. (firearm, shot)
a. certero(a)
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accurate [ˈækjʊrɪt]
adjective
[+number, measurement, figure, calculation] exacto; [+instrument, scales] preciso; [+translation, copy, information, description, memory] fiel; exacto; [+observation, answer, forecast] acertado; [+instructions] preciso; [+shot, aim] certero; [+missile] de gran precisión; [+typist] que no comete errores
is that clock accurate? ¿tiene ese reloj la hora exacta?; accurate spelling is important escribir sin faltas es muy importante; it was his father or, to be accurate, his stepfather era su padre o, para ser exacto, su padrastro; to be strictly accurate ... para ser más preciso or exacto ...
the newspaper has been accurate in its reports el periódico ha informado fielmente de los hechos en sus reportajes
the tests are 90% accurate in identifying future victims los análisis aciertan al detectar futuras víctimas en un 90 por ciento de los casos
clocks that are accurate to one second in 40 million years relojes que no pierden ni ganan más de un segundo en 40 millones de años
the scales are accurate to half a gram la balanza tiene un margen de error de solo medio gramo
we can now make very accurate calculations
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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