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English definition of “approximate”

approximate

verb [T]     /əˈprɒksɪmeɪt/ (also approximate to) formal
to be almost the same as somethingApproximate
approximation     /əˌprɒksɪˈmeɪʃən/ noun [C, U]
(Definition of approximate verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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