approximate
adjective
1. (estimated) 
Can you give me their approximate time of arrival?¿Me puedes dar la hora aproximada de llegada?
intransitive verb
2. (to be similar; often used with "to") 
The conditions on this training exercise approximate to what you will find when you start the job.Las condiciones en este ejercicio de entrenamiento se aproximan a las que encontrarán cuando empiecen el trabajo.
transitive verb
3. (to be similar to) 
I told them something that vaguely approximated the truth, but it wasn't the whole story.Les dije algo que se aproximaba a la verdad, pero no les conté todo.
The color of these tiles approximates the color of concrete.El color de estas baldosas se parece al color del cemento.
approximate
adjective
1. (general) 
a. aproximado(a) 
intransitive verb
2. (general) 
a. no direct translation 
to approximate toaproximarse a
approximate
adjective
[əˈprɒksɪmɪt] aproximado
intransitive verb
[əˈprɒksɪmeɪt]
to approximate to aproximarse a; acercarse a
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