Roughly

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Definition

roughly: approximately, more or less, about
adverb
Pronunciation examples
UK: Roughly how much will this work on my house cost?
US: I'm not sure - roughly five million dollars.
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Examples

  • "Due to an unfortunate oversight on Polly's part (she has since been chastised), this wasn't noticed until today, roughly five and half months since the two of you joined the team. What I'm saying is that you two must visit company physician Dr. Bob Loblaw sometime within the next two weeks."
  • "Those are low estimates, but that puts us roughly at 1.8 million USD, without any shipping and labor costs."

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