approximately

  • 1Approximately — Ap*prox i*mate*ly, adv. With approximation; so as to approximate; nearly. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2approximately — index almost, on or about Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3approximately — (adv.) 1742, from APPROXIMATE (Cf. approximate) (adj.) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …

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  • 4approximately — *nearly, almost, well nigh Antonyms: precisely, exactly …

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  • 5approximately — [adv] nearly about, almost, around, ballpark figure*, bordering on, circa, closely, close to, comparatively, generally, in the ballpark*, in the neighborhood of, in the region of, in the vicinity of, just about, loosely, more or less, most, much …

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  • 6approximately — 01. The test will take [approximately] two hours. 02. Can you give us an [approximation] of the number of people who were at the concert? 03. The [approximate] number of people we will invite is 100. 04. The accident occurred at [approximately] 3 …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 7approximately — approximate ap‧prox‧i‧mate [əˈprɒksmt ǁ əˈprɑːk ] adjective an approximate amount or number is not exact, but is more or less correct: • an approximate calculation of the overall cost of the project approximately adverb : • Travelling time from …

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  • 8approximately — adv. Approximately is used with these adjectives: ↑constant, ↑equal, ↑equivalent, ↑level, ↑perpendicular, ↑proportional Approximately is used with these verbs: ↑correspond, ↑double, ↑halve …

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  • 9approximately */*/ — UK [əˈprɒksɪmətlɪ] / US [əˈprɑksɪmətlɪ] adverb used for showing that an amount, number, time etc is not exact Approximately 60,000 people filled the stadium. We have approximately 300 copies left …

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  • 10approximately*/ — [əˈprɒksɪmətli] adv used for showing that an amount or number is not exact Syn: roughly Approximately 60, 000 people filled the stadium.[/ex] We have approximately 300 copies left.[/ex] …

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  • 11approximately — adverb imprecise but close to in quantity or amount In every box of matches there are approximately 40 matchsticks. Syn: around, near, nearly, almost, about …

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  • 12approximately — ap|prox|i|mate|ly [ ə praksımətli ] adverb ** used for showing that an amount, number, time, etc. is not exact: ROUGHLY: Approximately 60,000 people filled the stadium …

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  • 13approximately — adverb there are approximately 24 children per classroom Syn: roughly, about, around, circa, more or less, in the neighborhood of, in the region of, of/on the order of, something like, around/round about, give or take (a few); near to, close to,… …

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  • 14approximately —   Kahi, kokoke.    ♦ Approximately ten feet, ma kahi o umi kapua i …

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  • 15approximately — /ə prɒksɪmətli/ adverb not quite exactly, but close to the figure shown ● Expenditure on marketing is approximately 10% down on the previous quarter …

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  • 16approximately — approximate ► ADJECTIVE ▪ fairly accurate but not totally precise. ► VERB 1) come close in quality or quantity. 2) estimate fairly accurately. DERIVATIVES approximately adverb approximation noun approximative adjective …

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