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The want to convey the meaning of a phrase "more or less equal". The quality being compared is skill. For example: we are more or less equally skilled to code.

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This is a matter of General Reference. –  tchrist Mar 3 '13 at 23:19
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closed as general reference by tchrist, MετάEd, cornbread ninja 麵包忍者, Hellion, Matt Эллен Mar 4 '13 at 16:36

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Our coding skills are comparable.

2: similar, like

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More or less is the same as approximately or roughly.

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Or simply “about”. –  tchrist Mar 4 '13 at 0:42
But what about the OP's request for a word for "approximately equal"? –  JLG Mar 4 '13 at 1:17
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