Meaning of in the neighbourhood of in English:

in the neighbourhood of

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  • Approximately; about.

    ‘the cost would be in the neighbourhood of three billion dollars’
    • ‘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).’
    • ‘It will cost in the neighborhood of $750 million to put up new facilities to replace the Charity and University Hospitals.’
    • ‘The cost for this should run in the neighbourhood of $160 to $200 thousand, which is about the same amount that pouring the floor would have cost.’
    • ‘The cost of the clean-up will be in the neighbourhood of $14,000.’
    • ‘I would expect now to see long-term returns run somewhat higher, in the neighbourhood of 7% after costs.’
    • ‘Most hospital treatments cost in the neighborhood of $500.’
    • ‘A typical study takes four to six weeks to do properly, and costs in the neighborhood of $50,000 to $100,000.’
    • ‘A formal focus group session with average voters can cost in the neighborhood of $4,000-5,000.’
    approximately, about, around, roughly, in the region of, of the order of, not far off, nearly, almost, close to, just about, practically, more or less, or so, there or thereabouts, as near as dammit to
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