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approximate, approximative, roughadjective
not quite exact or correct
"the approximate time was 10 o'clock"; "a rough guess"; "a ballpark estimate"
very close in resemblance
"sketched in an approximate likeness"; "a near likeness"
approximate, close together(p)verb
located close together
"with heads close together"; "approximate leaves grow together but are not united"
approximate, come closeverb
be close or similar
"Her results approximate my own"
estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgeverb
judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
"I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds"
pretend, guess, pass judgment, infer, opine, gauge, figure, reckon, suppose, try, venture, estimate, judge, pronounce, hazard, imagine, label, evaluate, come close, think, calculate, forecast, count on, adjudicate
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While concealing identifiable individual patient data is important, there are other ways to verify the integrity of the data, for example, data providers should be able to confirm that they have provided data with at the very least, the approximate numbers of patients involved. It is correct to retract the paper in these circumstances.
What we learn is that we as humans are very much social beasts and we are really learning by engaging with other humans and so the more that a digital technology can approximate that, the more a young child can get out of it.
Men’s wrestling and football have the highest injury rate, but these only approximate Reidar Lystad to 35 injuries per 1,000 athletic exposures.
We were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon, and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.
Blacksburg Police were able to determine an approximate area where she might be found, virginia State Police were dispatched to the general area Saturday afternoon and she was located just inside the North Carolina border on Route 89 in Surry County.
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- приблизителен, приближавам се доBulgarian
- aproximatCatalan, Valencian
- annähernd, annähern, circa, ungefähr, annähernd erreichen, zirkaGerman
- παραπλήσιος, προσεγγίζω, πλησιάζω, χονδρικόςGreek
- likimääräinen, approksimoida, lähentyä, arvioida, estimoida, lähentää, likiarvoinen, lähestyäFinnish
- approximer, approximatif, approximantFrench
- āwhiwhiwhi, whakaawhiwhi, whakatataMāori
- приближенный, приблизительный, примерныйRussian
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