in the region of
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in the region of (some amount)
Approximately some amount; close to some amount. We're going to have to spend in the region of $20,000 for this renovation. Businesses can expect to earn in the region of 10% on their initial investment after a year.
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in the region ofapproximately: He earns somewhere in the region of €50 000.
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