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German Word of the Day
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German Word of the Day > genau > Hear it!

genau (adj)
   exact, precise, accurate
genau (adv)
   exactly, precisely, accurately

Genau!
Precisely!
Das war um genau zehn Uhr.
That was at exactly ten o'clock. (… at ten o'clock on the dot.)
Wir brauchen eine genaue Waage.
We need a precise scale.

Related:
die Genauigkeit accuracy, precision
genau genommen strictly speaking
genau arbeiten to work carefully, do meticulous work

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