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imprecise

[ im-pruh-sahys ]
/ ˌɪm prəˈsaɪs /
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Definition of imprecise

adjective
not precise; not exact; vague or ill-defined.
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Origin of imprecise

First recorded in 1795–1805; im-2 + precise

OTHER WORDS FROM imprecise

im·pre·cise·ly, adverbim·pre·ci·sion [im-pruh-sizh-uhn], /ˌɪm prəˈsɪʒ ən/, im·pre·cise·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for imprecise

imprecise
/ (ˌɪmprɪˈsaɪs) /

adjective
not precise; inexact or inaccurate

Derived forms of imprecise

imprecisely, adverbimprecision (ˌɪmprɪˈsɪʒən) or impreciseness, noun
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