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exactly /ɪgˈzæktli/ adverb
exactly
/ɪgˈzæktli/
adverb
Learner's definition of EXACTLY
[more exactly; most exactly]
used to stress that something is accurate, complete, or correct
informal used in speech to say that what someone has said is exactly correct or that you agree with it completely
see also not exactly (below)
: in a correct or precise way : in a way that agrees completely with what is needed
: in every way

not exactly

informal
used in speech as a mild way of saying “no” especially to indicate that what someone has said is not completely correct or true
used as a humorous or ironic way to say “not”
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