definition: located close together
speech part: adjective
synonyms: close together
definition: very close in resemblance
example: sketched in an approximate likeness
speech part: adjective
synonyms: near
definition: not quite exact or correct
example: the approximate time was 10 o'clock
speech part: adjective
synonyms: rough
definition: to judge tentatively or form an estimate of quantities or time
example: I approximate that it will take a week to finish.
speech part: verb
synonyms: estimate
definition: to be close or similar
example: Their results approximate my own.
speech part: verb
synonyms: come close

approximate is explained and pronounced

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