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approximate
used in Fast Food Nation

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Definition
almost, but not exact; or similar
  • The typical American now consumes approximately three hamburgers and four orders of french fries every week.
    p. 6.6
  • Between 1990 and 1995, approximately one million people left southern California, many of them heading to the mountain states.
    p. 64.4
  • Approximately ten thousand new processed food products are introduced every year in the United States.
    p. 124.9
  • In the eight years since the Jack in the Box outbreak, approximately half a million Americans, the majority of them children, have been made ill by E. coli 0157:H7.
    p. 199.5
  • In addition to E. coli 0157:H7, approximately sixty to one hundred other mutant E. coli organisms now produce Shiga toxins.
    p. 221.9

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