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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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9 million and working capital at May 31, 2000, approximated $1.
As of March 31, 1998 (the close of Seiler's most recent fiscal year) the asset valuation of such license agreement (less accumulated amortization) approximated $3,265,000.

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