Document Type: Research Article
Belgorod State University, Belgorod, Russia.
The article deals with the description of the conceptual and linguistic nature, the modus character and the field structure of the linguistic category of the approximation. It also deals with the analysis of the role of the inherent and adherent approximators as well as the context in the realization of the invariant meaning of the approximation in the German language. Pragmatic potential of the nominations expressing versions of the values of the approximation is revealed in the analysis of the phenomena under study.