Definition of approximately in English:

approximately

adverb

  • Used to show that something is almost, but not completely, accurate or exact; roughly.

    ‘a journey of approximately two hours’
    • ‘The property is situated on approximately three quarters of an acre of mature garden.’
    • ‘In the end they held on, to go into the next round in approximately two weeks time.’
    • ‘The walk will cover a distance of four miles taking approximately two hours to complete.’
    • ‘This was a result of a downpour of torrential rain which lasted approximately an hour and a half.’
    • ‘She's wearing a dress so skimpy it's approximately the size of a tiny postage stamp.’
    roughly, about, around, just about, round about, or so, or thereabouts, more or less, in the neighbourhood of, in the region of, in the area of, in the vicinity of, of the order of, something like, give or take, give or take a few, in round numbers, rounded down, rounded up
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Pronunciation

approximately

/əˈprɒksɪmətli/