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in the neighbourhood of

Definition of in the neighbourhood of in English:

Approximately; about: the cost would be in the neighbourhood of three billion dollars
More example sentences
  • Yeah, at this point, obviously, I think that they have had him now for somewhere in the neighborhood of 20 days, roughly.
  • The machine should cost in the neighbourhood of $5,000 - $7,000.
  • Renting an allocated server would cost in the neighborhood of $200 a month (a considerable step up from the current $5).
British  getting on for;
Latin circa
North American informal in the ballpark of
See parent entry: neighbourhood
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