approximately

All Adverb
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  • Approximately one-third of the land in question is still in its natural state.
  • The work is in one movement with a running time of approximately twenty-five minutes.
  • The block was always moved approximately one-half the distance of the filled space. Cited from Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1, by Various
  • The school building takes up approximately one-half of the city block.
  • The route is approximately in length and the ride takes less than two hours.
  • A school was located approximately one-half mile west of the cross roads.
  • This system is used in approximately one fourth of the world's languages.
  • This system is used in approximately one fourth of the world's languages.
  • Boys now form approximately one third to one half of each academic group throughout the school.
  • Approximately one-third of its strength was in combat support and services.
  • The head is large and represents approximately one third of the body length.
  • The city is situated in a high desert river valley approximately above sea level.
  • Its dimensions were approximately twenty-five feet wide by one hundred feet long.
  • The average number of church visits per year by church members is approximately two.
  • She had fallen down stairs and was found approximately eight hours after her death.
  • Approximately one third of its length is open from May to September.
  • It has served the Northern California region for approximately twenty five years.
  • Approximately one-half of the lake lies in each province.
  • Approximately one third of its authors are changed with each new edition.
  • The village main road is High Street, running approximately north-east to south-west.
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Meaning of approximately

  • adverb (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