Meaning of “give or take” in the English Dictionary

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"give or take" in British English

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give or take

possibly a little more or less than the amount or time mentioned:

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 amount mentioned:

The building is 90 feet tall, give or take a few feet.

(Definition of “give or take” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)