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precisive1

[pri-sahy-siv]
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adjective
  1. separating or distinguishing (a person or thing) from another or others: precisive imputation of guilt.
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Origin of precisive1

1670–80; < Latin praecīs(us) (see precise) + -ive

precisive2

[pri-sahy-siv]
adjective
  1. characterized by accuracy or exactness: a precisive method of expressing oneself.
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Origin of precisive2

First recorded in 1800–10; precis(ion) + -ive
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