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"somewhat" in British English

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somewhatadverb

uk   /ˈsʌm.wɒt/ us   /ˈsʌm.wɑːt/ formal
C1 to some degree: The resort has changed somewhat over the last few years. She's somewhat more confident than she used to be. We were somewhat tired after our long walk.
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to some degree: She was known for being somewhat of a strange character.

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(Definition of somewhat from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"somewhat" in American English

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somewhatadverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈsʌm·hwʌt, -wʌt, -hwɑt, -wɑt/
to some degree: Washington, D.C., is somewhat smaller than Baltimore. I was somewhat disappointed. Note: "Somewhat" is usually not used in negative phrases or sentences.
(Definition of somewhat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “somewhat”
in Arabic قَليلا…
in Korean 다소…
in Portuguese um tanto, bastante…
in Catalan una mica, més aviat…
in Japanese ちょっと, 若干…
in Chinese (Simplified) 有点,稍微有些…
in Turkish oldukça, az çok, az buçuk…
in Russian слегка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 有點,稍微有些…
in Italian un poco, piuttosto…
in Polish trochę, odrobinę, nieco…
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