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approximate

verb [I or T]
 
 
/əˈprɒksɪmeɪt/
to be close to a particular number or time but not exactly that number or time: Compound annual earnings growth has approximated 90%.approximate to sth To secure the company, it is having to pay a price approximating to half its present market capitalization.
Translations of “approximate”
in Korean 비슷하다, 가깝다…
in Arabic يَقتَرِب…
in Portuguese aproximar-se de…
in Catalan aproximar-se a…
in Japanese (数値などが)近づく, ~に近い…
in Italian approssimarsi…
in Chinese (Traditional) 接近,近似…
in Russian приближаться…
in Turkish bir şeye hemen hemen tam olarak benzemek, yaklaşmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接近,近似…
in Polish być zbliżonym do…
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