accurate description

/ˌækjυrət dɪ'skrɪpʃən/ noun
an honest and true description of a product or service in an advertisement or catalogue
As the advertisement was clearly not an accurate description of the product, the company had to pay a fine.
It is not an accurate description of the product to state that it gives out more light than the sun.

Marketing dictionary in english. 2015.

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  • accurate description — precise description, precise depiction …   English contemporary dictionary

  • description */*/*/ — UK [dɪˈskrɪpʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms description : singular description plural descriptions a) [countable] a statement about what someone or something is like a brief description of the area give/provide/issue a description (of): Barry was… …   English dictionary

  • description — de|scrip|tion [ dı skrıpʃən ] noun *** count a statement about what someone or something is like: a brief description of the area give/provide/issue a description (of): Barry was unable to give police a description of his attacker. Police have… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • accurate — [[t]æ̱kjʊrət[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED Accurate information, measurements, and statistics are correct to a very detailed level. An accurate instrument is able to give you information of this kind. Police have stressed that this is the most accurate… …   English dictionary

  • accurate — 01. I m not sure of the time; my watch doesn t seem to be very [accurate]. 02. The witness gave an [accurate] description of the criminal she even knew his eye color! 03. It was hard to get an [accurate] count of the number of people in the room… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • accurate — ac|cu|rate W3S2 [ˈækjurət] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(information)¦ 2¦(measurement)¦ 3¦(machine)¦ 4¦(well aimed)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of accurare to take care of , from ad to + cura care ] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • accurate — adjective 1 accurate information, reports, descriptions etc are correct because all the details are true: She was able to give the police an accurate description of her attacker. | a fairly accurate assessment of the situation 2 an accurate… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • description — de|scrip|tion W2S2 [dıˈskrıpʃən] n [U and C] 1.) a piece of writing or speech that gives details about what someone or something is like ▪ Berlin sounds fascinating from your description. description of ▪ The writer began with a description of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • description — /dI skrIpSFn/ noun 1 (C, U) a piece of writing or speech that says what someone or something is like: Berlin sounds fascinating from your description. | detailed/accurate description: The police have issued a detailed description of the missing… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • accurate*/ — [ˈækjʊrət] adj correct in every detail, and without any mistakes Syn: precise Ant: inaccurate We need to get an accurate estimate of what the new building will cost.[/ex] accurate measurements[/ex] an accurate description of the events[/ex]… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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