## EXACTLY

### exactly

#### Adverb

- without approximation; precisely.
*Measure***exactly**so we can be sure it is right.*The edge is not***exactly**straight.

- Used to provide emphasis.
*It was***exactly**an Eastern gray squirrel.*He divided the coins***exactly**in half.*He did it that way***exactly**to prove the point.*His complaint was***exactly**that she failed to meet the deadline by four days.

#### Interjection

*So you're saying that we have only three days left? / Yes,***exactly**!

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