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approximate

verb [T]  us   /əˈprɑk·səˌmeɪt/
to come near in quality, amount, value, or character: The painting only approximated the mountain landscape.
approximation
noun [C]  us   /əˌprɑk·səˈmeɪ·ʃən/
I only have an approximation of the size of the room.
Translations of “approximate”
in Arabic تَقْريبيّ…
in Korean 대충의…
in Malaysian hampir tepat…
in French approximatif…
in Turkish yaklaşık, hemen hemen…
in Italian approssimato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大致的,大約的,大概的…
in Russian приблизительный…
in Polish przybliżony…
in Vietnamese gần đúng…
in Spanish aproximado…
in Portuguese aproximado…
in Thai ใกล้เคียง, โดยประมาณ…
in German ungefähr…
in Catalan aproximat…
in Japanese おおよその, 概算の…
in Indonesian hampir tepat, kira-kira, kurang lebih…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大致的,大约的,大概的…
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