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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.

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

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

Could it not easily be conceived according to the approximative aphorism, Show me your Glove, I will tell you who you are.

The SunshadeOctave Uzanne

The author of the Bohemian Alexandreis is unknown, but it is possible to fix an approximative date for the poem.

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

The Conquest of BreadPeter Kropotkin

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

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

The Roman and the TeutonCharles Kingsley

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

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