EN[əˈpɹɑk.sɪ.mət.li] [əˈpɹɒk.sɪ.mət.li]
  • Approximately may refer to:
  • Approximation
  • Circa

    Definition of approximately in English Dictionary

  • AdverbSUF-ly
    1. Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.
      1. In every box of matches there are approximately 40 matchsticks.
      2. Per 100g of chocolate there are approximately 11.6g of saturated fat.
      3. ...approximately 60 beats per minute.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The endocrine cells with a basal euchromatinic nucleus were approximately pyramidal (Fig. 9b) and were seen to extend from the basal membrane toward the gut lumen.
      • the Milky Way will see a starburst in approximately 200 000 000 years
      • to regulate a watch, i.e. adjust its rate of running so that it will keep approximately standard time
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Approximately half of the meniscectomized patients develop symptomatic osteoarthritis [4 ].
      • Approximately 1×10 6 human hepatocytes were collected from 6-well plates, washed twice in PBS and suspended in 75 μl PBS containing 5 mM diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Uncomparable adverbs
      • Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ly

      Other Vocabulary

      Look-Alike Words
      1. en approximate
      2. en proximately
      3. en approximated
      4. en approximates
      5. fr approximâtes
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of approximately for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "approximately" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
      Difficultness: Level 3
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 8
      Definite    ➨     Versatile