Exactly



[ig-zakt-lee] /ɪgˈzækt li/

adverb
1.
in an manner; precisely; accurately.
2.
in every respect; just:
He will do exactly what he wants.
3.
quite so; that’s right.
/ɪɡˈzæktlɪ/
adverb
1.
in an exact manner; accurately or precisely
2.
in every respect; just: it is exactly what I want
3.
(ironic) not exactly, not at all; by no means
sentence substitute
4.
just so! precisely!
adv.

1530s, from exact + -ly (2). Elliptical use for “quite right” not recorded before 1869.

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