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English definition of “somewhat”

somewhat

adverb uk   /ˈsʌm.wɒt/ us    /-wɑːt/ formal
C1 to some degree; rather: The resort has changed somewhat over the last few years. She's somewhat more confident than she used to be. We were somewhat tired after our long walk.Some and quite somewhat of to some degree: She was known for being somewhat of a strange character.Some and quite
(Definition of somewhat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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