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Meaning of “approximately” in the English Dictionary

"approximately" in British English

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approximatelyadverb

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

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(Definition of approximately from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"approximately" in Business English

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approximatelyadverb

uk   us   /əˈprɒksɪmətli/
close to a particular ​number or ​time although not exactly that ​number or ​time: In December, the ​companyreduced its ​workforce by approximately 5%. It will take approximately two weeks to ​collect the ​data.
(Definition of approximately from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “approximately”
in Arabic تَقْريباً…
in Korean 대략…
in Portuguese aproximadamente…
in Catalan aproximadament…
in Japanese およそ, 約~, だいたい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大约,大概,左右…
in Turkish tahminen, yaklaşık olarak…
in Russian приблизительно…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大約,大概,左右…
in Italian approssimativamente, circa…
in Polish w przybliżeniu, około…
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