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adverb, noun

English Meaning(s) for 約

  1. approximately; about
  1. promise; appointment; engagement
  2. shortening; reduction; simplification
  3. contraction (in phonetics)

Definition and Synonyms for 約

Approximately (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
Synonyms: ほぼ, まず, およそ, ざっと, あれこれ, おおよそ, ほとんど, , 無慮, , 粗粗,

Meanings for each kanji in 約

promise; approximately; shrink Kanji Details »

Stroke Order Diagrams for 約

Sample Sentences for 約

As I missed the train, I had to wait for the next one for about an hour.
The population of Tokyo is about five times as large as that of our city.
We played games for about an hour and a half.
By the time he retires, my father will have worked for almost thirty years.
You're supposed to meet Tom in front of his hotel in about an hour.

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