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used in The Sunlight Dialogues

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almost, but not exact; or similar
  • He drew from his pocket a washer approximately the size of a quarter, with a little piece of tape across it.
    12 — A Mother's Love (88% in)
  • If all these animals were kept in stalls or pens throughout the year and the manure carefully saved, the approximate value of the fertilizing constituents of the manure produced by each horse or mule annually would be $27, by each head of cattle $20, by each hog $8, and by each sheep $2.
    12 — A Mother's Love (83% in)
  • But now you could never be sure he would even remember to come, and if he came you could not be sure he would have his speech ready or, if the speech was ready, whether the facts would be even approximately right.
    13 — Nah ist—und schwer zu fassen der Gott (50% in)
  • There was another man now, approximately the same age but heavier, enormous in fact, with shocks of white hair streaming out around his ears.
    21 — The Dialogue of Towers (18% in)

There are no more uses of "approximate" in The Sunlight Dialogues.

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