in the neighborhood of

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Definition of in the neighborhood of

1 : close to (a place) An earthquake was reported somewhere in the neighborhood of Los Angeles.
2 : close to or around (an amount) : about The album sold in the neighborhood of 1,000 copies. A house like this costs somewhere in the neighborhood of $200,000.

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“In the neighborhood of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20neighborhood%20of. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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