in the vicinity of

in the vicinity of
idi in the neighborhood of; approximately

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • in the vicinity of — AROUND, about, nearly, circa, approaching, roughly, something like, more or less; in the region of, in the neighbourhood of, near to, close to; Brit. getting on for. → vicinity * * * in the vicinity of formal phrase …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the vicinity of — (something) approximately a certain amount. The price for a house here is in the vicinity of $150,000. Usage notes: used with money, percentages, and numbers Etymology: based on the literal meaning of in the vicinity of (= near) …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the vicinity of — his fortune is in the vicinity of four billion dollars Syn: around, about, nearly, circa, approaching, roughly, approximating, approximately, something like, more or less; in the region of, in the neighborhood of, near to, close to …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • in the vicinity of — formal used before a number to show that it is not exact The present value is in the vicinity of £120,000 …   English dictionary

  • in the vicinity — index close (near), present (attendant) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in the vicinity of — index approximate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Observations, systematical and geographical, on the herbarium collected by Professor Christian Smith, in the vicinity of the Congo — First page of the original publication as Appendix V of James Kingston Tuckey s Narrative of an expedition to explore the River Zaire Observations, systematical and geographical, on the herbarium collected by Professor …   Wikipedia

  • in the vicinity of something — in the vicinity of (something) approximately a certain amount. The price for a house here is in the vicinity of $150,000. Usage notes: used with money, percentages, and numbers Etymology: based on the literal meaning of in the vicinity of (=… …   New idioms dictionary

  • be in the vicinity of — index approach, approximate, border (approach) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in the vicinity — See vicinity …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in the vicinity — near, in the area, in the neighborhood, in the environs …   English contemporary dictionary

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