Translation of "extent" - English-Italian dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ɪkˈstent/ us /ɪkˈstent/

the size or importance of something

estensione, entità
They are just beginning to realize the full extent of the damage. Iniziano solo ora a rendersi conto dell’entità dei danni.
to a great, large, etc. extent


in larga misura
Her book is based to a large extent on real events. Il suo libro si basa in gran parte su eventi reali.
to some extent/to a certain extent

used to say that something is true, but is not the whole truth

in parte, fino a un certo punto
To some extent she was responsible for the accident. In parte è stata responsabile per l’incidente.
I agree with you to a certain extent. Sono d’accordo con te fino a un certo punto.

(Translation of “extent” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)