[im-pruh-sahys] /ˌɪm prəˈsaɪs/

not ; not exact; vague or ill-defined.
not precise; inexact or inaccurate

1805, from assimilated form of in- (1) “not, opposite of” + precise. Related: Imprecisely.


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