Translation: from english

more accurate

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  • Accurate — Ac cu*rate, a. [L. accuratus, p. p. and a., fr. accurare to take care of; ad + curare to take care, cura care. See {Cure}.] 1. In exact or careful conformity to truth, or to some standard of requirement, the result of care or pains; free from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • more — [ mɔr ] function word, quantifier *** More is the comparative form of much and many and can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a noun): He wants to spend more time with his family. as a pronoun: I wish I could do more to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • more like — phrase used for giving a number or amount that you think is more accurate than another one Profits look more like 39 per cent than the 61 per cent we predicted. Thesaurus: words used to describe numbershyponym Main entry: like * * * informal… …   Useful english dictionary

  • more of — used to say that one way of describing a person or thing is better or more accurate than another It s more of a guess than an estimate. No, I wouldn t call the color red–it s more of a maroon. • • • Main Entry: ↑more …   Useful english dictionary

  • more like … — more like… idiom used to give a number or an amount that is more accurate than one previously mentioned • He believes the figure should be more like $10 million. Main entry: ↑likeidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • accurate — ac|cu|rate [ ækjərət ] adjective *** 1. ) correct or true in every detail: We need to get some more accurate information. Would it be more accurate to say that the plan failed? 2. ) able to do something in an exact way, without making a mistake:… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accurate */*/ — UK [ˈækjʊrət] / US [ˈækjərət] adjective 1) correct or true in every detail We need to get an accurate estimate of what the new building will cost. Would it be more accurate to say that the plan failed? 2) able to do something in an exact way,… …   English dictionary

  • accurate — 01. I m not sure of the time; my watch doesn t seem to be very [accurate]. 02. The witness gave an [accurate] description of the criminal she even knew his eye color! 03. It was hard to get an [accurate] count of the number of people in the room… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • more */*/*/ — UK [mɔː(r)] / US [mɔr] adverb, determiner, pronoun Summary: More is the comparative form of much and many and can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by a noun): He wants to spend more time with his family. as a pronoun: I… …   English dictionary

  • more like it — 1. more accurate or true. Chris said he was fascinated with her “madly in love” is more like it. They sit there thinking maybe hoping might be more like it that I can do something for them. 2. an improvement. “She thinks business may be better… …   New idioms dictionary

  • more like — used for giving a number or amount that you think is more accurate than another one Profits look more like 39 per cent than the 61 per cent we predicted …   English dictionary

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