English translation of 'लगभग'
1. about adverb
About in front of a number means approximately.
The child is about eight years old.
2. almost adverb
Almost means very nearly, but not completely.
The camps are almost full.
I stood up and almost fell.
3. approximately adverb
The conservatory measures approximately 4m x 5m.
4. approximate adjective /əˈprɒksɪmət अˈप्रॉक्सिमट्/
Approximate figures are close to the correct figure, but are not exact.
The times are approximate only.
Could you tell me its approximate age?
5. circa preposition
If you write circa in front of a year, you mean that the date is approximate.
6. close (in phrases)
If something is close to or close on a particular amount or distance, it is slightly less than that amount or distance.
Sisulu spent close to 30 years in prison.
7. give (in phrases)
Give or take is used to indicate that an amount is approximate.
They grow to a height of 12 inches — give or take a couple of inches.
8. good (in phrases)
As good as can be used to mean 'almost'.
His career is as good as over.
9. just (in phrases)
You use just about to indicate that what you are talking about is so close to the truth that it can be regarded as being true.
She reads just about everything.
10. like (in phrases)
You use the expression something like with an amount, number, or description to indicate that it is approximately accurate.
They get something like £3,000 a year.
11. more (in phrases)
If something is more or less true, it is true in a general way, but is not completely true.
The discussion is more or less over.
12. near (in phrases)
If something is near enough a quantity or near enough true, it is almost that quantity or almost true.
I've been working at it for near enough an hour.
13. nearly adverb
If something is nearly a quantity, it is very close to that quantity but slightly less than it. If something is nearly a certain state, it is very close to that state but has not quite reached it.
Goldsworth stared at me in silence for nearly twenty seconds.
It was already nearly eight o'clock.
I've nearly finished.
14. next (in phrases)
You use next to before a negative, or a word that suggests something negative, to mean almost.
Most weight loss products are next to useless.
15. odd adverb
You use odd after a number to indicate that it is approximate.[informal]
I've lived here for forty odd years.
16. practically adverb
Practically means almost.
He'd known the old man practically all his life.
17. pretty (in phrases)
Pretty much or pretty well means 'almost'.[informal]
I travel pretty much every week.
18. region (in phrases)
You say in the region of to indicate that you are mentioning an approximate amount.
The new stadium will cost in the region of six million pounds.
19. some adverb
You can use some in front of a number to indicate that it is approximate.
I have kept birds for some 30 years.
20. somewhere adverb
You use somewhere when giving an approximate amount, number, or time.
Caray is somewhere between 73 and 80 years old.
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Translation of लगभग from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary