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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Approximately  \Ap*prox"i*mate*ly\,  adv 
  With  approximation;  so  as  to  approximate;  nearly. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  approximately 
  adv  :  (of  quantities)  imprecise  but  fairly  close  to  correct; 
  "lasted  approximately  an  hour";  "in  just  about  a 
  minute";  "he's  about  30  years  old";  "I've  had  about  all 
  I  can  stand";  "we  meet  about  once  a  month";  "some  forty 
  people  came";  "weighs  around  a  hundred  pounds"; 
  "roughly  $3,000";  "holds  3  gallons,  more  or  less";  "20 
  or  so  people  were  at  the  party"  [syn:  {about},  {close 
  to},  {just  about},  {some},  {roughly},  {more  or  less},  {around}, 
  {or  so}] 




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