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Italian translation of “extent”

extent

noun [no plural]
 
/ɪkˈstent/
the size or importance of something
estensione, entità
They are just beginning to realize the full extent of the damage.
to a great, large, etc. extent mainly
in larga misura
Her book is based to a large extent on real events.
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. I agree with you to a certain extent.
(Definition of extent from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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