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region

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈriːdʒən/
a particular area or part of the world, or one of the areas into which a country is divided: the less-developed regions of the world Coastal regions of the country have much better infrastructure and many more Internet users than others. The retailer plans to open eight stores in the Baltimore region in the next two months.
in the region of used to show that a number is only approximate: cost/earn/pay in the region of sth A comparable system would cost somewhere in the region of 300,000 euros. They made us an offer in the region of $25,000.
(Definition of region from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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