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uh prok suh muht

  • v  be close or similar
    Her results approximate my own
  • v  judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
  • s  not quite exact or correct
    the approximate time was 10 o'clock
  • s  very close in resemblance
    sketched in an approximate likeness
  • s  located close together
    approximate leaves grow together but are not united

  • A final No takes you to a screen of quick stats: battery life, signal strength and approximate used minutes.
  • Accuracy will improve as genealogical databases acquire more samples, but many in this nation of immigrants and ethnic hybrids are happy to have even approximate answers to that .
  • Quite drunk: Joose, for instance, has the color and approximate flavor of strawberry soda, but it's 9% alcohol, compared with 5% for a typical can of Budweiser.
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  • Summer's Priciest Vacation Destinations
    Wondering how much your neighbors are paying for that family vacation to Hawaii this summer? How about your colleague who’s headed to New York City? TripAdvisor has the (approximate) answer, and along with it has also identified the priciest destinations in the U.S. for summer...
    June 12, 2013 - ABC News Blogs via Yahoo! News
  • Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office West Bank crime report, June 11
    This information reflects initial calls for service reported by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office for the west bank of Jefferson Parish. Locations are approximate due to automated location methods and address inconsistencies, the Sheriff's Office says. Burglar alarm calls...
    June 12, 2013 - New Orleans Times-Picayune
  • State agencies to launch $30 million venture capital fund
    Called 4490 Ventures, a reference to the 44° N latitude and 90° W longitude lines that approximate the center of the state of Wisconsin, the $30 million fund will focus on early-stage companies primarily in Wisconsin.
    June 11, 2013 - Small Business Times

  • Shaw in Web Services Journal
    Looking forward, Mr. Shaw noted: "For fiscal 2008, we expect service operating income before amortization to grow in an approximate range of 10% - 12%. Capital expenditures are forecasted to exceed $650 million as we continue to invest to ensure our...
  • Ted Morton in 940 News
    I think the responsible approach is to wait for the research to establish the approximate grizzly bear population before implementing new policy,said Morton.

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