approximative


approximative
approximate ADJECTIVE fairly accurate but not totally precise.
VERB 1) come close in quality or quantity. 2) estimate fairly accurately.
DERIVATIVES approximately adverb approximation noun approximative adjective.
ORIGIN Latin approximatus, from proximus 'very near' .

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  • approximative — adjective see approximation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • approximative — See approximation. * * * …   Universalium

  • approximative — adjective Of, relating to, or being an estimate or approximation …   Wiktionary

  • approximative — ap·prox·i·ma·tive …   English syllables

  • approximative — adjective not quite exact or correct the approximate time was 10 o clock a rough guess a ballpark estimate • Syn: ↑approximate, ↑rough • Similar to: ↑inexact …   Useful english dictionary

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