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in round numbers meaning

  "in round numbers" in a sentence
  • [American idiom]
    as an estimated number; a figure that has been rounded off.
    Please tell me in round numbers what it'll cost.
    I don't need the exact amount. Just give it to me in round figures.

  • [American slang]
    Fig. as an estimated number; a figure that has been rounded off. (Typically: be ~; express something ~; write something ~.)
      Please tell me in round numbers what it'll cost.
      I don't need the exact amount. Just give it to me in round figures.

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  1. In round numbers, only one in three of those testing positive are actually drug-users.
  2. That's a swing, in round numbers, of $ 334 billion for this year alone.
  3. Answer is $ 3, 333 and some cents-say $ 3, 000 in round numbers.
  4. In round numbers, fatal accidents divide evenly among three categories : head-on, side impact and rollover.
  5. So in round numbers, it's an immediate 8 percent increase in sales for the retailer,"

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