extentnoun [ S or U ]uk /ɪkˈstent/ us /ɪkˈstent/
From the top of the Empire State Building, you can see the full extent of Manhattan (= the area it covers). 从帝国大厦顶层你可以看到曼哈顿全景。
Rosie's teacher was impressed by the extent of her knowledge (= how much she knew). 罗茜知识面很广，给她的老师留下了深刻印象。
to the extent of
to the extent that
to the same extent
to such an extent
to what extent?
- The full extent of the damage only became evident the following morning.
- He unwound the rope to its full extent.
- Ethiopia and, to a lesser extent, Kenya will be badly affected by the drought.
- The mood of the meeting turned solemn when the extent of the problem became known.
- The extent of the flooding can only be fully appreciated when viewed from the air.