approximating
Present participleconjugation ofapproximate.

approximate

An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (estimated)
a. aproximado
Can you give me their approximate time of arrival?¿Me puedes dar la hora aproximada de llegada?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to be similar; often used with "to")
a. aproximarse
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.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to be similar to)
a. aproximarse a
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.
b. parecerse a
The color of these tiles approximates the color of concrete.El color de estas baldosas se parece al color del cemento.
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approximate
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. aproximado(a)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a.
to approximate toaproximarse a
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approximate
adjective
[əˈprɒksɪmɪt] aproximado
intransitive verb
[əˈprɒksɪmeɪt]
to approximate to aproximarse a; acercarse a
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