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1 approximate ˈprɑːksəmət/ adjective
1 approximate
ˈprɑːksəmət/
adjective
Learner's definition of APPROXIMATE
: almost correct or exact
: close in value or amount but not precise

— approximately

adverb
2 approximate ˈprɑːksəˌmeɪt/ verb
approximates; approximated; approximating
2 approximate
ˈprɑːksəˌmeɪt/
verb
approximates; approximated; approximating
Learner's definition of APPROXIMATE
: to be very similar to but not exactly like (something)
[+ object]
[no object]
(chiefly Brit) + to
[+ object] : to do or make a thing that is very similar to but not exactly like (something)
[+ object] : to calculate the almost exact value or position of (something)
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