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- adj. Of, relating to, or being an estimate or approximation.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Approaching; approximate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Approaching; coming near, as to some state or result.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not quite exact or correct
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(The amounts are approximative and come from public figures.)
Moral or extrapatrimonial damage is often difficult to put a figure on in an exact or even approximative manner.
The tune sounded consistent, but the lyrics a little approximative in places (including a reference to ketchup which I strongly suspected had no business being there whatsoever).
Twenty-five millions is the most moderate approximative figure which the valuations of special science have set upon it.
I also admit that my culture in the field of LES is at best approximative .
The answer is simple: Newton's reasoning is approximative.
A failure to notice these quam proxime forms in Book 1 blinds one to the subtlety of the approximative reasoning Newton employs in Book 3. 7.
Retour à la normale aussi vite que j'arrive à transférer les données avec la connection wifi très approximative que nous avons ici.
I don't, for instance, think treating 'is more valuable than' as a qualitative relation requires treating it as an approximative quantitative relation, as Smith claims it does.
The methods that John Pople has developed, seek approximative solutions to quantum mechanical equations, where the fundamental quantity is the so called wave function, which describes the motion of all electrons.