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"more or less" in British English

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more or less

mostly: The project was more or less a success.
B2 approximately: It's 500 kilos, more or less.
B2 almost: He more or less admitted he'd done it.
(Definition of more or less from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"more or less" in American English

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more or less

approximately: It weighs 50 pounds, more or less.
(Definition of more or less from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “more or less”
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要, 大体, 大约…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要, 大體, 大約…
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