Translation of precise in Spanish:


exacto, adj.

Pronunciation /prɪˈsʌɪs//prəˈsaɪs/


  • 1

    (measurements/calculations) exacto
    (instructions/description/estimate) preciso
    • Although it may seem obvious what rock is, formulating a precise definition is not straightforward.
    • It also requires that any interference with freedom of expression must be precise enough that it can be understood.
    • Tomb paintings illustrate wine production amply, although the precise details are not always clear.
    • Again the desire to express and evoke tender, inner feelings was hampered by precise, clear action.
    • Can there be a clearer, more precise illustration of a genuine conflict of interest?
    • Mr Justice Jack was very clear and precise in his judgement saying the council's decision was right and lawful.
    • It is not necessary to specify any precise words for such a direction.
    • Whatever its precise direction, economic reconstruction was an urgent priority.
    • The thing is, I'm perfectly happy to follow clear precise instructions to fix things.
    • Asked if either of those substances were relevant to the treatment of colic his answer is precise and unequivocal.
    • Get precise directions if you are picking up a hire car at the airport.
    • Obviously his portraits involved precise observation, but the settings tend to be spectral.
    • Sharp questions about precise value for money, given all the additional billions, were also hard to answer.
    • Write in a precise, clear style and stick to the point, only including relevant information.
    • His direction is lean and precise, but allows his characters and scenes to expand.
  • 2

    at that precise moment the phone rang en ese preciso momento sonó el teléfono
    • I have no precise aim in mind no me propongo nada específicamente
    • you'll have to be more precise tendrá que ser más preciso
    • there were about 60, 59 to be precise había unos 60, 59 para ser exacto / preciso
    • Once again - at this precise moment - young Michael runs forward and pipes up.
    • His father left, letting go of the door at the precise moment to let it fall quietly shut.
    • Of course it was dramatic at this precise moment, but it wouldn't last long, and then we'd just put it down as a bad experience.
    • It is to be understood that the precise location of the new station has been decided and that the designs have been finalised.
    • At that precise moment, the tree seemed to blossom for the very first time.
    • What exactly they were doing at that precise location and time?
    • The keystones of the arches bear inscriptions indicating their precise location within the structure.
    • No precise moment can be specified; like much else in medicine it will be a matter of judgment.
    • I think it would be helpful if I very briefly refer to the precise finding of that employment tribunal.
    • It sold the company in March for so little it did not have to disclose the precise figure.
    • If I chose that way and was extremely unlucky, it might crash down at that precise moment, killing me inconveniently.
    • How can a bird with such a small brain remember the precise locations of so many food caches?
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    • He's gritty, he's precise and, perhaps most importantly, he's not doing this for the love of it.
    • He was a very precise man, and everything always had to go as planned or not get done at all.
    • He was very precise when it came to how much of what his animals ate.
    • Christopher is a slender and precise man in a collarless shirt and very pressed trousers.
    • We are now sanitized and correct, factual and precise, but tragically bereft of relationship.
    • He was so precise about it too, almost like a surgeon would be when dealing with a patient.
    • Les was meticulous and precise, particularly in his use of English.
    • She was precise, logical, the possessor of the uncluttered desk and uncluttered mind.
    • Anyone having a florid imagination or a tendency to exaggerate is less likely to be a reliable witness than one who is precise and careful.
    • On the short holes he is deadly precise and it is very rarely that one hears that he has strayed from the green with his tee shot.
    • At the press conference announcing his decision to join Vinayan's new film, he was precise and clear.