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extent

noun [S or U]
 
 
/ɪkˈstent/
area or length; amount
面積,範圍;長度;數量
From the top of the Empire State Building, you can see the full extent of Manhattan (= the area it covers).
你可以從帝國大廈的頂樓看到曼哈頓全景。
We don't yet know the extent of his injuries (= how bad his injuries are).
我們還不知道他的傷勢有多嚴重。
Rosie's teacher was impressed by the extent of her knowledge (= how much she knew).
羅西的知識很豐富,給她的老師留下了深刻的印象。
The River Nile is over 6500 kilometres in extent (= length).
尼羅河長6500多公里。
General words for size and amount
to the extent of so strongly that
到達…的程度;到…地步
Some people hold their beliefs very strongly, even to the extent of being prepared to go to prison for them.
一些人信仰堅定,甚至為之入獄也在所不惜。
Intensifying expressions
to the extent that to a particular degree or stage, often causing particular results
到…程度;到…地步;以至於
Sales have fallen badly this year, to the extent that we will have to close some of our shops.
今年的銷售額大幅下降,情況差到不得不關閉一些店。
Intensifying expressions
to the same extent to the same degree as; as much as
在同樣的程度上;同樣,一樣
The rich will not benefit from the proposed changes to the tax system to the same extent as the lower paid.
如果實施了提議的稅制改革,有錢人和低收入戶的受益程度將會有所區別。
Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
to some extent partly
在某種程度上
To some extent, she was responsible for the accident.
她要為事故負部分責任。
Incomplete
to such an extent so much
到如此地步
The car was damaged to such an extent that it couldn't be repaired.
汽車損毀嚴重,已經無法再維修了。
Intensifying expressions
to what extent? how much
在多大程度上?
To what extent will the budget have to be modified?
預算必須做多大程度的修改?
To what extent do you think he's aware of the problem?
你認為他對問題的嚴重程度瞭解多少?
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(Definition of extent from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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