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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.
Open the table to its fullest extent.
almost an acre in extent
The complaints were to a large extent valid.
A child's values come from its parents and, to a lesser extent, from its schooling.
To a certain extent, I was relieved.
His business is failing to such an extent that it is losing over £20,000 a year.
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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents
a small round cake with dried fruit in it and sugar on the top
to gossip or share personal information with someone …
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Definition of extent from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.