thereabout

[thair-uh-bout, thair-uh-bout]
adverb
1.
about or near that place or time: last June or thereabout.
2.
about that number, amount, etc.
Also, thereabouts.


Origin:
before 950; Middle English ther aboute, Old English thǣr abūtan. See there, about

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thereabouts or (US) thereabout (ˈðɛərəˌbaʊts)
 
adv
near that place, time, amount, etc: fifty or thereabouts
 
thereabout or (US) thereabout
 
adv

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Example sentences
Turtles nest every other year or thereabout and so these turtles nested two years ago.
There is in that country a certain plant, four feet or thereabout in height, which grows in marshy places.
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