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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

My contractions last about forty-five seconds.
Shakespeare, whose plays are world-famous, lived some four hundred years ago.
Around 30% increase in power seen in in-house comparisons with previous model.
Our school has about one thousand students.
I walked about a mile.

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