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Approximate

Describing a measure coming close to but not necessarily reaching the exact value. Approximate measures can be inaccurate but are often necessary when more precise information is unavailable.
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These transactions are expected to reduce total debt, which approximated $1.
The sale price for the real estate and related personal property associated with all of the Florida nursing center operations approximated $64 million.
In 2002, actual production of iron ore pellets by Northshore Mining Company, the lessee/operator, approximated 3.

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