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approximate

US [əˈprɑksɪmət]
UK [əˈprɒksɪmət]
  • v.近似;接近;近似计算;概略估算
  • adj.大约的;近似的;接近的
  • Web大概的
Simple Present:approximates  Present Participle:approximating  Past Tense:approximated  
Approximate
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adj.
1.
大约的;近似的;接近的almost correct or accurate, but not completely so
an approximate number/total/cost
约数;概算总额;约计成本
The cost given is only approximate.
所列成本仅系约计。
Use these figures as an approximate guide in your calculations.
计算时把这些数字作为近似参考数值。
v.
1.
[t][i]
近似;接近to be similar or close to sth in nature, quality, amount, etc., but not exactly the same
The animals were reared in conditions which approximated the wild as closely as possible.
这些动物是在尽量近似自然的环境下饲养的。
The total cost will approximate £15 billion.
总费用将近 150 亿英镑。
His story approximates to the facts that we already know.
他的陈述和我们已掌握的事实接近。
2.
[t]
~ sth
近似计算;概略估算to calculate or estimate sth fairly accurately
a formula for approximating the weight of a horse
估算一匹马重量的公式

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