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Meaning of approximately by Wiktionary Dictionary

approximately


    Alternative forms

    • approx. ( abbreviation )

    Pronunciation

    • ( RP ) IPA: /əˈpɹɒk.sɪ.mət.li/

    Adverb

    approximately ( not comparable )

    1. Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount .
      In every box of matches there are approximately 40 matchsticks .
      Per 100g of chocolate there are approximately 11.6g of saturated fat .
      ...approximately 60 beats per minute .

    Synonyms

    • around, near, nearly, almost, about, loosely, roughly, close to

    Antonyms

    Related terms

    • approximate

    See also



Explanation of approximately by Wordnet Dictionary

approximately


    Adverb
    1. ( of quantities ) imprecise but fairly close to correct

    2. lasted approximately an hour; 20 or so people were at the party


    Definition of approximately by GCIDE Dictionary

    approximately


    1. Approximately adv. With approximation; so as to approximate; nearly.