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Meaning of “give or take” in the English Dictionary

"give or take" in British English

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give or take

possibly a little more or less than the ​amount or ​timementioned: It'll be ​ready at 6:00, give or take a few ​minutes. It ​cost £200, give or take .
(Definition of give or take from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"give or take" in American English

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give or take

a little more or a little less ​compared to the ​amountmentioned: The ​building is 90 ​feettall, give or take a few ​feet.
(Definition of give or take from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “give or take”
in Chinese (Simplified) 相差不到…,出入至多……
in Chinese (Traditional) 相差不到…,出入至多……
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