= approximately ; loosely ; more or less ; or so ; something like ; or thereabouts ; Número + odd ; round about ; roughly speaking ; ballpark. Nota: Generalmente precedido de una cantidad. Ex: The space in the scheme for a discipline should be approximately proportional to the size of the literature of that discipline. Ex: The term category has been at times used somewhat loosely in the literature of indexing and, for this reason, it can cause confusion. Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS stores library files that contain more or less the same information found in manual files in libraries everywhere. Ex: For example, in a normal indexing service all the documents listed in the issue for a specific month will have been published in the last year or so. Ex: First, Sholom Aleichem I recently spent something like twenty minutes talking over the telephone with a suitably irate and properly frustrated borrower. Ex: The other plan would be to close the catalog and begin a new one in 1980 or thereabouts. Ex: The thirty-odd books went to the infants. Ex: Estimates of the books currently in print in Britain usually give a number of round about a quarter of a million titles. Ex: Roughly speaking one-third of book publishers publish only one new book each every six months. Ex: In hindsight about 350k dollars (ballpark) turned out to be the magic number. ---- * aproximadamente + Cantidad = about + Cantidad. * aproximadamente + Fecha/Número = ca. + Fecha/Número. * cuarenta aproximadamente = fortyish. * ser aproximadamente + Número = be around + Número ; be about + Número. * treinta aproximadamente = thirtyish.