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ac·cu·ra·cy

accuracy

 
 
pronunciation:
ae ky rih si
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part of speech: noun
inflections: accuracies
definition: the condition of being accurate.
Accuracy is important in keeping records.
synonyms:
correctness, definiteness, exactness, precision, thoroughness, truthfulness
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The word accuracy contains the following parts:
ac- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ac- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before Latin roots beginning with hard or soft "c" or "q." See ad-.
cur2 Latin root that means to care
-cy Latin and Greek noun-forming suffix that means state of or quality of