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approximate

adjective /əˈproksimət/
very nearly correct or accurate; not intended to be absolutely correct
aproximado
These figures are only approximate Can you give me an approximate price for the job?
approximately adverb nearly; more or less
aproximadamente
There will be approximately five hundred people present.
approximation noun a figure, answer etc which is not (intended to be) exact
aproximación
This figure is just an approximation.
the process of estimating a figure etc
aproximación
We decided on a price by a process of approximation.
Translations of “approximate”
in Korean 대충의…
in Arabic تَقْريبيّ…
in French approximatif…
in Italian approssimato…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大致的,大約的,大概的…
in Russian приблизительный…
in Turkish yaklaşık, hemen hemen…
in Polish przybliżony…
in Portuguese aproximado…
in German ungefähr…
in Catalan aproximat…
in Japanese おおよその, 概算の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大致的,大约的,大概的…
(Definition of approximate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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