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English definition of “approximate”

approximate

adjective     /əˈprɒksɪmət/ ( abbreviation approx, or approx.)
close to a particular number or time but not exactly that number or time: All numbers are approximate.the approximate amount/cost/number The final resulting figure is the approximate amount for which the home should be insured.
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