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Portuguese translation of extent

extent

noun [no plural]   /ɪkˈstent/
the size or importance of something
extensão, alcance, grau
They are just beginning to realize the full extent of the damage.
to a great, large, etc. extent mainly
em grande parte
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
até certo ponto
To some extent she was responsible for the accident. I agree with you to a certain extent.
(Definition of extent noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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