imprecise statement

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Again, this is an imprecise statement of the problem and the potential set of solutions.
The implications of an imprecise statement can be long lasting.
Judge David Rosen, while criticising the conduct of the prosecution, cited a long list of severe flaws and also said that the prosecution may have made incorrect and imprecise statements to the court.
In the second example, the "stuff" referred to could better have been more precisely replaced by: "Please wrap the bread and biscuits on the bench with this towel." The underlined additions to the original, imprecise statements illustrate how precision goes beyond word choice and extends to specificity, direction, purpose, and choice.
Performance-based contracting is defined as, "structuring all aspects of an acquisition around the purpose of the work to be performed with the contract requirements set forth, in clear, specific, and objective terms with measurable outcomes as opposed to either the manner by which the work is to be performed or broad and imprecise statements of work." Id.
The brevity of treatment relating to the pre-1914 period has produced, in turn, other negative consequences, such as the making of brief and imprecise statements. The following one may serve as an example: "Under pressure from Roman Catholic Poland, several Orthodox priests from Galicia and Belarus met at Brest in 1596 and declared their union with Rome" (p.