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  1. an amount equal to a particular amount of something

    I thought New York was expensive, but it costs just as much to live here in Paris.

    as much (as someone/something):

    Why are you complaining? You have as much as Sharon.

    as much something as:

    We didn’t spend as much time at the museum as I had hoped.

    as much again (=an additional amount equal to what has already been mentioned):

    We’ve already collected £16,000, but we need to raise as much again to pay for all the equipment.

    half/twice etc as much:

    The United States uses twice as much energy as the whole of Europe.

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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