exacta vs perfecta what difference

what is difference between exacta and perfecta

English

Etymology

Blend of exact +‎ trifecta?
Blend of exact +‎ perfecta?

Noun

exacta (plural exactas)

  1. A bet in which the bettor must correctly pick the two runners who finish first and second, in the correct order.

Derived terms

  • reverse exacta

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /əɡˈzak.tə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /eɡˈzak.ta/

Adjective

exacta

  1. feminine singular of exacte

Galician

Adjective

exacta

  1. feminine singular of exacto

Latin

Participle

exācta

  1. nominative/vocative feminine singular of exāctus
  2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of exāctus

Participle

exāctā

  1. ablative feminine singular of exāctus

References

  • exacta in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)

Occitan

Pronunciation

Adjective

exacta

  1. feminine singular of exacte

Portuguese

Adjective

exacta

  1. feminine singular of exacto

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ekˈsakta/, [ekˈsak.t̪a]

Adjective

exacta

  1. feminine singular of exacto


English

Etymology

From American Spanish quiniela perfecta (perfect quinella).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pəˈfɛktə/

Noun

perfecta (plural perfectas)

  1. (chiefly US) A kind of bet wherein the first and second-place finishers must be predicted in the correct order.

Derived terms

See also

  • quiniela

Anagrams

  • praefect, præfect

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /pəɾˈfɛk.tə/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /pərˈfɛk.tə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /peɾˈfɛk.ta/

Adjective

perfecta f sg

  1. feminine singular of perfecte

Latin

Participle

perfecta

  1. nominative feminine singular of perfectus
  2. nominative neuter plural of perfectus
  3. accusative neuter plural of perfectus
  4. vocative feminine singular of perfectus
  5. nominative neuter plural of perfectus

Participle

perfectā

  1. ablative feminine singular of perfectus

Romanian

Etymology 1

perfect +‎ -a

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [perfekˈta]

Verb

a perfecta (third-person singular present perfectează, past participle perfectat1st conj.

  1. to finish, complete
Conjugation

Etymology 2

Forms of the adjective perfect.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [perˈfekta]

Adjective

perfecta

  1. definite feminine singular of perfect

Spanish

Adjective

perfecta f sg

  1. feminine singular of perfecto

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