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inaccurate

[ in-ak-yer-it ]
/ ɪnˈæk yər ɪt /
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adjective
not accurate; incorrect or untrue.
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Origin of inaccurate

First recorded in 1730–40; in-3 + accurate

OTHER WORDS FROM inaccurate

in·ac·cu·rate·ly, adverbin·ac·cu·rate·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inaccurate

inaccurate
/ (ɪnˈækjʊrɪt) /

adjective
not accurate; imprecise, inexact, or erroneous

Derived forms of inaccurate

inaccurately, adverbinaccurateness, noun
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