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approximate +‎ -ly

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Adverb

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approximately (not comparable)

  1. Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.
    Synonyms: around, near, nearly; see also Thesaurus:approximately
    Antonyms: accurately, definitely, exactly, precisely
    In every box of matches there are approximately 40 matchsticks.
    Per 100 g of chocolate there is approximately 11.6 g of saturated fat.
    ...approximately 60 beats per minute.
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