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in the region of

Definition of in the region of in English:

Approximately: annual sales in the region of 30 million
More example sentences
  • Over the last number of years the annual expenditure on the Rose was somewhere in the region of 1.2 million.
  • He was atrocious off the tee and missed something in the region of twelve fairways in the thirty-six hole decider.
  • Somewhere in the region of 60 paintings will be on display by local artists.
Synonyms
approximately, about, around, roughly, in the neighbourhood of, in the area of, of the order of, something like, some, round about, close to, near to, just about, practically, more or less;
or so, or thereabouts, there or thereabouts, give or take a few, plus or minus a few, give or take a bit, in round numbers;
not far off, nearly, almost, approaching;
British getting on for;
Latincirca
informal as near as dammit to
North American informal in the ballpark of
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