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in the neighborhood of (some amount)

Approximately some amount; close to some amount. We're going to have to spend in the neighborhood of $20,000 for this renovation.
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in the neighbourhood of

(of a number or an amount) approximately; not exactly: It cost in the neighbourhood of £500.
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Children are at a greater risk of being overweight or obese, if they live in neighbourhoods with
The percentage of over-weight children ranged from 24% in areas with high socioeconomic status to 35% in low income neighbourhoods.
The article reports that fewer children in low socio-economic neighbourhoods tended to participate in organized physical activities than children in higher socio-economic neighbourhoods.
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