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There is no report yet of the extent of damage. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He says that he now realises the extent of his error. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Understanding what is at risk is the first step to understanding the full extent of that risk. Computing (2010)It happens in rugby to a lesser extent. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They rely to a great extent on people moving house and on those renting and putting their goods in storage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He was also unable to have surgery to remove the primary tumour in his bowel due to the extent of his condition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I didn't realise the extent of his unhappiness. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The North Londoners now face an anxious wait to discover the extent of the damage and how long he will be sidelined for. The Sun (2017)It depends to a great extent on the explicit and implicit aims. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The official figures do not reflect the full extent of the problem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The real issue is the extent of the commitment involved. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The extent of the damage was not known. The Sun (2012)To what extent is this due to a lack of ability and motivation? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Chiefs hope it will help detainees realise the extent of their booze problems and seek help. The Sun (2011)The size and extent of the camp had varied over time. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Her smile stretched her lips sideways to a great extent. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Once this has happened it is important to assess the extent of the damage. Preventing Heart Disease (1987) Due to the extent of the damage are unable to give a definite prognosis at this stage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Little is known about the extent of the damage to the historic districts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was when he woke in the night that he realised the extent of his injuries and was distraught. The Sun (2010)One way to understand this term would be to document clearly the range and extent of criminal victimization which occurs for particular populations. Victimology - the victim and the criminal justice process (1989)The surge has not happened to any serious extent, perhaps wisely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The full extent of the damages to the church's property has yet to be determined. Christianity Today (2000)To a lesser extent, we can affect their behaviour while they remain in office. THE AGE OF CONSENT (2003)The great extent of error in Africa was at once apparent. The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)He also didn't know the full extent of my spending. Times, Sunday Times (2013)No less important is the extent to which the landscape of the English counties has been protected from sprawl. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Yet nobody knows precisely what is causing global warming - if indeed it is happening to any serious extent. The Sun (2008)Obviously a chemical which is absorbed efficiently from the intestine is more likely to be toxic than one that is absorbed to a lesser extent. E For Additives (1987)Although some form of commitment seems likely, the extent of the commitment and the nature of the command relationship are both uncertain. NATO's Changing Strategic Agenda (1990)And a government may reasonably not know, when considering military deployment, the extent of commitment required. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The products exported by the periphery are important to the extent that... the return to labour will be less than what it is at the centre. The Sociology of Modernization and Development (1988)
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Translations for 'extent'
British English: extent /ɪkˈstɛnt/ NOUN
The extentof a situation is how great, important, or serious it is.
We don't know the extent of his injuries.
- American English: extent
- Arabic: مَدَى
- Brazilian Portuguese: extensão
- Chinese: 程度
- Croatian: razmjer
- Czech: rozloha
- Danish: omfang
- Dutch: mate
- European Spanish: alcance
- Finnish: laajuus
- French: étendue
- German: Ausmaß
- Greek: έκταση
- Italian: estensione
- Japanese: 広がり
- Korean: 범위
- Norwegian: omfang
- Polish: zasięg
- European Portuguese: extensão
- Romanian: dimensiune
- Russian: протяжение
- Spanish: alcance
- Swedish: omfattning
- Thai: ขอบเขต
- Turkish: boyut
- Ukrainian: ступінь
- Vietnamese: phạm vi
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