a ballpark estimate

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a ballpark estimate/figure

a number which is only approximate, but which should be near to the correct number We're expecting sales of the book to generate around $10,000 dollars, although obviously that's just a ballpark figure.
See also: ballpark, estimate
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Despite more than 200 years of experiments, the best laboratory determinations of the force of gravity have yielded no better than a ballpark figure.
Universal Ballet of Seoul, South Korea, may offer a ballpark figure, however.