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thereabout

or thereabouts

[th air-uh-bout, th air-uh-bout] /ˈðɛər əˌbaʊt, ˌðɛər əˈbaʊt/
adverb
1.
about or near that place or time:
last June or thereabout.
2.
about that number, amount, etc.
Origin of thereabout
950
before 950; Middle English ther aboute, Old English thǣr abūtan. See there, about
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  • Mr. Abbington said, Its a matter of a hundred miles or thereabout.

    Roy Blakeley's Motor Caravan Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • “Probably a matter of three miles or thereabout,” I answered.

    The Log of a Privateersman Harry Collingwood
  • His age I should have put at twenty-one or thereabout, and his complexion was the complexion of a very new, very healthy cherub.

    The Glory of The Coming Irvin S. Cobb
  • She was a nice, wholesome-looking girl of fifteen or thereabout.

    Kathie's Soldiers Amanda Minnie Douglas
  • The boys are of the same age — fifteen or thereabout — but they are dissimilar in stature and in almost every other respect.

    Life in a Railway Factory Alfred Williams
  • In 1782, or thereabout, near Culross Abbey in Scotland, he built a tar-kiln.

    Inventors at Work George Iles
  • In fact he judged himself to be about half-way down and reckoned that another thirty feet or thereabout would get him to the end.

    The Torch and Other Tales Eden Phillpotts
  • Another two hundred yards or thereabout, and I pulled them in again.

    Over Prairie Trails Frederick Philip Grove
  • The boy, a slim lad of sixteen or thereabout, flushed beneath the battered brim of his black felt hat.

    Overland Red Henry Herbert Knibbs

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