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1‘they need to assess the age and numbers of whale stocks accurately’
correctly, precisely, exactly, right, without error, faultlessly, perfectly, validly, specifically, in detail, minutely, explicitly, word for word, unambiguously, meticulously, authoritatively, reliably
British informal spot on, bang on
North American informal on the money
2‘the Minister has accurately described the position’
factually, literally, correctly, faithfully, exactly, closely, truly, truthfully, veraciously, like it is, as it really happened, authentically, realistically, fairly
convincingly, carefully, strictly, conscientiously, punctiliously, painstakingly, thoroughly, scrupulously, rigorously
3‘the gun can shoot accurately at moving targets’
precisely, with precise aim, on target, unerringly
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