approximative

[ uh-prok-suh-mey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF approximative
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The author of the Bohemian Alexandreis is unknown, but it is possible to fix an approximative date for the poem.

If it were experimental, it would be only approximative and provisional.

To these figures, some of which are only approximative, must be added the number of French soldiers in the garrison at Algiers.

Finally, in ancient times notes were not defined as they are to-day and their value was approximative only.

No rational thinker hopes to discover more than some few primary actions of law, and some approximative theory of growth.

The results are, of course, only approximative, though sufficient for all ordinary purposes.

Self-Esteem (the 12th of Spurzheim, 8th of Gall) is well located and described with approximative correctness.

It is evident that these calculations are only approximative, but they can also be proved in another way.

A is here used as expressly an approximative result; as in 'an eight days,' Luke ix.

The date, therefore, which I have given, is only intended as an approximative truth.

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