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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.
See also: of, region

(somewhere) in the neighborhood of something

Fig. approximately a particular amount or measurement. I take somewhere in the neighborhood of ten pills a day for my various ailments. My rent is in the neighborhood of $700 per month.
See also: neighborhood, of

in the neighborhood of

Also, in the region of. Approximately, about, as in They paid in the neighborhood of a million dollars, or I don't know exactly what the exchange rate is-somewhere in the region of 95 yen to the dollar . The first expression dates from the mid-1800s, the variant from the mid-1900s.
See also: neighborhood, of

in the region of

approximately: He earns somewhere in the region of €50 000.
See also: of, region
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In Pool B, Dagoretti High School will be seeking to continue their impressive performance in the Nairobi regional championship by lifting the title.They will face Agoro Sare Secondary School (Nyanza Region), Machakos Boys High School (Eastern Region) and a representative from the North Eastern Region.
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President Akufo-Addo will depart to Amantin, in the Bono East Region, on Sunday, 14th April to initiate his tour of the Bono East region with a courtesy call on the Amantin Manhene and attend an Interdenominational Church Service at Atebubu where he will also commission a new Health Insurance Building and Female Ward at Atebubu Government Hospital.
During the period from 1982 to this day, the change in the cattle meat production by region has had positive effects for some regions while having negative effect on others.
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In second match of the day, Lahore Region White defeated Islamabad Region by 22 runs.
Osh region is reported to have the best wheat seed supply - 99.7%, Chui region - 99.6%, Naryn region - 99.3%, Jalal-Abad region - 99.2%, Batken region - 94.7%, Issyk-Kul region - 94.1%.
Meanwhile, the DOLE regions and the number of job fairs they conducted in 2015 were as follows: NCR, 394; Region IV-A, 184; Region III, 144; Region VI, 52; Region XI, 48; Region IX, 46; Region XII, 41; CAR, 32; Region X, 25; CARAGA, 21; Region VIII, 9; Region VII, 6; Region IV-B, Region II, 2 each; and Region 5, Region 1, with 1 each.
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According to the data of the State Statistical Office, there were 575 vacancies in the Vardar region, 487 in the East region, 427 in the Southwest region, 382 in the Southeast region, 839 in Pelagonija region, 273 in Polosko region and 224 vacancies in the Northeast region.
To recall, GDP per capita, expressed in purchasing power, compared to the European average determines what a region can receive in aid from the EU Structural Funds: a region with an average GDP lower than 75% would be considered a 'less developed' region, one with a GDP between 75-90% would be a 'transition' region and a one with a GDP over 90% is seen as a 'more developed' region.
The companies were chosen according to an in-depth study into companies listed on stock exchanges across the region.
* Recognition of Cardiff City Region and Swansea Bay City Region.