approximately approximately  /ə ˈprɑk sə mət li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

Usage(s):

  1. Pound for pound, a pig produces approximately four times the amount of waste a human does, and what factory farms do with that mess gets comparatively little oversight.
  2. The margin of error for the entire sample is approximately - 5 percentage points.
  3. German heavy industry was to be cut to approximately one-half of its 1938 level.

News

  1. WellCare Partners with The Results Companies to Bring Approximately 125 New Jobs to Illinois

    WellCare Health Plans, Inc. and The Results Companies announce the expansion of call center operations at the Streator Contact Center, bringing approximately 125 new jobs to Streator, Ill. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/WellCare/Health/prweb10846416.htm
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Tornado at Denver International Airport (PHOTOS)

    At approximately 3:24 p.m. central, a tornado was spotted in the vicinity of Denver International Airport (DIA). The weather station at the airport clocked a 97 mph gust as the twister passed by.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Washington Post

  3. Going To Techweek In Chicago? Look Casually Chic

    Are you one of approximately 8,000 industry professionals attending Techweek in its founding city of Chicago next week? This 3-day innovation conference and technology expo is taking place on June 27-29th at the massive and historic, Art Deco Merchandise Mart located on the banks of the Chicago River.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Forbes

Quotes

  1. "This is exactly the time when the American people need to hear from the person who, in approximately 40 days, will be responsible for dealing with this mess," Obama said. "And I think it is going to be part of the president's job to deal...
    on Sep 25, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: NPR

  2. "We are very appreciative of the effort by Mr. Pedowitz and his staff considering the extraordinary nature of the review," NBA commissioner David Stern said. "Mr. Pedowitz, who together with his team conducted approximately 200 interviews,...
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: David Stern Source: WISN.com

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