exactitude

[ ig-zak-ti-tood, -tyood ]
/ ɪgˈzæk tɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /

noun

the quality of being exact; exactness; preciseness; accuracy.

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Origin of exactitude

From French, dating back to 1725–35; see origin at exact, -i-, -tude
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British Dictionary definitions for exactitude

exactitude
/ (ɪɡˈzæktɪˌtjuːd) /

noun

the quality of being exact; precision; accuracy
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