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circa

preposition
 
 
/ˈsɜːkə/ ( written abbreviation c.) formal
used before a date to show that something happened at about that time: Gainsborough's painting 'The Cottage Door' (circa 1780)Approximate
Translations of “circa”
in Spanish Circa, Alrededor de…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤用於年份前)大約…
in Russian около…
in Turkish (tarihlerden önce) civarında…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤用于年份前)大约…
in Polish około…
(Definition of circa from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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