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According to WordNet, the noun "approximation" has 4 sense(s).

104744032 the quality of coming near to identity (especially close in quantity).

105803379 an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take".

106783442 an imprecise or incomplete account; "newspapers gave only an approximation of the actual events".

100146277 the act of bringing near or bringing together especially the cut edges of tissue.

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