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    north of $200 mln.

    ... budget for computing dipped during the past decade, but now has been restored to the level of a decade ago, just north of $200 million a year.

    Does it mean 'over $200 mln.', 'more than $200 mln.'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexsms View Post
    ... budget for computing dipped during the past decade, but now has been restored to the level of a decade ago, just north of $200 million a year.

    Does it mean 'over $200 mln.', 'more than $200 mln.'?
    Yes, exactly.

    Also note such expressions as "his finances / health / school-marks went south", meaning "into decline, downward, got worse".

    (Actually, I would say that using "south" to figuratively mean "down" or "under" is probably more commonly heard than using "north" to mean "up" or "over".)

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    Спасибо за ответ. ))) That's cool!

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