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approximationnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /əˌprɒksɪˈmeɪʃən/
a ​figure that is ​close to a particular ​number or ​time but not exactly that ​number or ​time: Sales-tax ​receiptsprovide an approximation ofretailsales.
something that is similar to another thing but not exactly the same: approximation to sth A closer approximation to the truth is that he ​started out as a genuine ​entrepreneur.
(Definition of approximation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “approximation”
in Arabic تَقريبيّة…
in Korean 접근, 근사…
in Portuguese aproximação, estimativa, avaliação…
in Catalan aproximació…
in Japanese 概算, およその量…
in Chinese (Simplified) 粗略估计, 近似值:…
in Chinese (Traditional) 粗略估計, 近似值…
in Italian approssimazione…
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