Approximately vs Approx - What's the difference?

approximately | approx |


As adverbs the difference between approximately and approx

is that approximately is imprecise but close to in quantity or amount while approx is .

As an adjective approx is

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approximately

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Alternative forms

* (abbreviation)

Adverb

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  • Imprecise but close to in quantity or amount.
  • In every box of matches there are approximately 40 matchsticks.
    Per 100g of chocolate there are approximately 11.6g of saturated fat.
    ...approximately 60 beats per minute.

    Synonyms

    * around, near, nearly, almost, about, loosely, roughly, close to

    Antonyms

    * accurately, definitely, exactly, precisely

    See also

    * circa

    approx

    English

    Adjective

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  • Adverb

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