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Meaning of “circa” in the English Dictionary

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

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 us   /ˈsɜr·kə/ (abbreviation c, abbreviation ca) fml
(used before a ​year) about or ​approximately: The Greek ​philosopher Socrates was ​born circa 470 BC.
(Definition of circa from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “circa”
in Spanish Circa, Alrededor de…
in Vietnamese khoảng (ngày tháng)…
in Malaysian sekitar…
in Thai ประมาณ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤用于年份前)大约…
in Turkish (tarihlerden önce) civarında…
in Russian около…
in Indonesian sekitar, kira-kira…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤用於年份前)大約…
in Polish około…
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