One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘all measurements are approximate and for guidance only’
estimated, rough, imprecise, inexact, coarse-grained
indefinite, broad, loose, general, vague, hazy, fuzzy, woolly
North American informal ballpark
1‘research shows that this scenario probably approximates to the truth’
be close to, be near to, come close to, come near to, approach, border on, verge on, equal roughly
be similar to, resemble, correspond to, compare with, be tantamount to, be not dissimilar to, be not unlike
touch, nudge, get on for
be nothing like
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