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(somewhere) in the region of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English(somewhere) in the region of something(somewhere) in the region of somethingAPPROXIMATELYused to describe an amount of time, money etc without being exact a grant somewhere in the region of £2,500 region
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(somewhere) in the region of somethingThe cost of the plan would be in the region of $40 to $60 billion.Costings at November 1991 prices suggest that the scheme will cost in the region of £1.3 million.An average-sized locust swarm devours in the region of 20,000 tons of vegetation every day.For operations in the region of space from Earth out to the asteroid belt, we need only extract water.The dollar-weighted index is comprised of the stocks of 21 companies with operations in the region of Moline, Illinois.As Table 6.1 shows, the national press kept a remarkably steady share, in the region of 16 - 19 percent.Something in the region of ninety, or a hundred plus.Something in the region of two footballs, apparently.The equity in 100, Gurney Road is valued in the region of £50,000.
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