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1‘a survey by questionnaire of circa 100 companies’
approximately, about, around, round about, in the region of, roughly, something like, in the area of, in the neighbourhood of, of the order of, or so, or thereabouts, there or thereabouts, more or less, give or take a few, plus or minus a few
nearly, close to, not far off, approaching
British getting on for
South African plus-minus
informal as near as dammit
North American informal in the ballpark of
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