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    What does 'PRECISE' mean?

    What does 'ABSOLUTELY PRECISE' mean?

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    Superfluous surely? Not semantics.

    That's a pleonasm - 'absolutely' doesn't need to be there.

    Depends on what you're talking about? What needs to be "precise"?

    Precise

    pre·cise
       /prɪˈsaɪs/ Show Spelled[pri-sahys] Show IPA
    –adjective
    1.definitely or strictly stated, defined, or fixed: precise directions.
    2.being exactly that and neither more nor less: a precise temperature; a precise amount.
    3.being just that and no other: the precise dress she had wanted.
    4.definite or exact in statement, as a person.
    5.carefully distinct: precise articulation.
    6.exact in measuring, recording, etc.: a precise instrument.
    7.excessively or rigidly particular: precise observance of regulations; precise grooming.


    Absolutely precise is tautological, an example of redundancy.

    Like "a little wrong"

    There's a big bang theory joke there, but I've forgotten it.....

    You're all absolutely, totally, precisely correct!

    chesso

    You're all completely and absolutely, totally, precisely correct!



    It's a little wrong to say a tomato is a vegetable, it's a lot wrong to say it's a suspension bridge

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    civms47

    Depends on what you're talking about? What needs to be "precise"?



    Absolutely.

    or rather unique

    wtf?

    IS DIS REAL?
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