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English definition of “approximately”

approximately

adverb uk   /əˈprɒk.sɪ.mət.li/ us    /-ˈprɑːk-/
B1 close to a particular number or time although not exactly that number or time: The job will take approximately three weeks, and cost approximately £1,000.
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