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approximately

[ uh-prok-suh-mit-lee ]
/ əˈprɒk sə mɪt li /
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adverb
about; roughly; more or less: It’s approximately 25 miles from here to El Paso.Add approximately 2 cups of milk or water.
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Origin of approximately

First recorded in 1845–50; approximate + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for approximately

approximately
/ (əˈprɒksɪmɪtlɪ) /

adverb
close to; around; roughly or in the region of
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