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English definition of “extent”

extent

noun [U] (DEGREE)   /ɪkˈstent/
the degree or limit of something; how great or severe something is: To some extent it was my fault , though I didn’t mean any harm . We didn’t know the extent of his injuries . It makes sense to a certain extent to write down everything.
(Definition of extent noun (DEGREE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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