Meaning of APPROXIMATE in English

APPROXIMATE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ̘. ̈a.əˈprɔksɪmɪt ]

adj. & v. --adj. 1 fairly correct or accurate; near to the actual (the approximate time of arrival; an approximate guess). 2 near or next (your approximate neighbour). --v.tr. & intr. (often foll. by to) bring or come near (esp. in quality, number, etc.), but not exactly (approximates to the truth; approximates the amount required). øøapproximately adv. approximation n. [LL approximatus past part. of approximare (as AD-, proximus very near)]

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