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Alternative forms 
- approx. (abbreviation)
approximately (not comparable)
- Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.
- In every box of matches there are approximately 40 matchsticks.
- Per 100g of chocolate there are approximately 11.6g of saturated fat.
- ...approximately 60 beats per minute.
Related terms 
imprecise but close to in quantity or amount