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Meaning of “approximate” - Learner’s Dictionary

approximate

adjective     /əˈprɒksɪmət/
B2 not completely accurate but close: Do you have an approximate idea of when he's arriving?Approximate
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…
(Definition of approximate adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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