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We were shocked by the extent of the damage.
The government underestimated the extent of the contamination.
Doctors still do not know the full extent of his injuries.
The extent to which your diet is successful depends on your willpower.
Languages vary in the extent to which they rely on word order.
A child’s values come from its parents and, to a lesser extent, from its schooling.
His business is failing to such an extent that it is losing over £20,000 a year.
This is the British English definition of extent. View American English definition of extent.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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