# Definition von exactly

1. Adverb

You use exactly before an amount, number, or position to emphasize that it is no more, no less, or no different from what you are stating.

[emphasis] Each corner had a guard tower, each of which was exactly ten meters in height.

Agnew's car pulled into the driveway at exactly five o'clock.

It seems logical to keep a moving subject exactly in the middle of the picture.

2. Adverb

If you say 'Exactly', you are agreeing with someone or emphasizing the truth of what they say. If you say 'Not exactly', you are telling them politely that they are wrong in part of what they are saying.

Eve nodded, almost approvingly. 'Exactly.'.

'We don't know the answer to that.'—'Exactly–so shut up and stop speculating.'.

'And you refused?'—'Well, not exactly. I couldn't say yes.'

3. Adverb [not ADV, usu ADV group]

4. Adverb [not ADV, usu ADV group]

5. Adverb

You use exactly with a question to show that you disapprove of what the person you are talking to is doing or saying.

[disapproval] What exactly do you mean?

Exactly what are you looking for?

6. See also exact

COBUILD Advanced English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

Adverb

in an exact manner; accurately; correctly; precisely

also used as an affirmative reply, equivalent to “I agree,” “quite true”Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Adverb

3. not exactly

Satzersatz

4.

just so! precisely!

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

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## Trends von exactly

Sehr häufig verwendet. exactly ist eines der 4000 am häufigsten verwendeten Wörter im Collins Wörterbuch

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## Übersetzungen für exactly

Britisches Englisch: exactly
/ɪɡˈzæktlɪ/ ADVERB

*Exactly*means in an exact manner, accurately or precisely.

Where exactly is the smell coming from?

- Amerikanisches Englisch: exactly
- Arabisch: تـَمَاماً
- Brasilianisches Portugiesisch: exatamente
- Chinesisch: 严密地
- Kroatisch: precizno
- Tschechisch: přesně
- Dänisch: præcist
- Niederländisch: precies
- Europäisches Spanisch: exactamente
- Finnisch: täsmälleen
- Französisch: exactement
- Deutsch: genau
- Griechisch: ακριβώς
- Italienisch: esattamente
- Japanisch: 正確に
- Koreanisch: 정확히
- Norwegisch: akkurat
- Polnisch: dokładnie
- Europäisches Portugiesisch: exatamente
- Rumänisch: exact
- Russisch: точно
- Spanisch: exactamente
- Schwedisch: exakt
- Thai: อย่างถูกต้อง
- Türkisch: tam olarak
- Ukrainisch: точно
- Vietnamesisch: một cách chính xác

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