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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈa.kjʊɹ.ə.tə/, /ˈa.kjʊ.ɹə.təɹ/



  1. (obsolete outside non-native speakers' English) comparative form of accurate: more accurate
    • 1749, Royal Society (Great Britain), The Philosophical Transactions and Collections to the End of the Year MDCC, Abridged, and Disposed Under General Heads, page 565:
      What was the Opinion, concerning Byzantium, of Strabo preceding Ptolemy, or of Hipparchus preceding Strabo, or of Eratosthenes antienter, and it may be accurater than all of them, []
    • 2006, M Khan, R Mohammad, A Faisal, “Study of some important wool characteristics of selected sheep breeds in Pakistan”, in 2006 China International Wool Textile Conference and IWTO Wool Forum[1], pages 65–69:
      The use of OFDA for estimation of fiber diameter and medullation will be discussed. The methods are more reliable, accurater and faster.
    • 2010, Jijun Wang, Kuo Zhang, “Music emotional classification and emotional curve fitting based On BP neural network”, in 2010 International Conference On Computer Design and Applications[2], volume 2, IEEE, →ISBN, pages V2-512:
      The dimensions theory, which splits the emotion into several dimensions, is a bit of hard for the unprofessional people to measure, so we chose the basic emotion set as our way in order to get accurater raw data.