I did not know that. Did you know that?

Everyone knows this word, of course. A common, every-day kind of word. But I didn’t know that it had the restriction noted below when it is used in Latin.

accurate, a.

In Latin only said of things, but in Eng. extended in sense 2 to persons.

1. Executed with care; careful. Obs. in the general sense.

2. Of things and persons: Exact, precise, correct, as the result of care.

3. Of things, without special reference to the evidence of care: Exact, precise, correct, nice; in exact conformity to a standard or to truth.

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