Definition of 'somewhat'
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They are still scarred somewhat by what happened. The Sun (2010)In totalitarian countries the situation has been somewhat different. The Prisons We Deserve (1994)The size of the discount still looks somewhat unfair. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In the second part of the book a somewhat different approach is taken. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)But examine the statistics and things look somewhat different. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The survivors appear still somewhat puzzled that they survived that night and the week that followed when so many others did not. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The bouquet was intense, the colour still brilliant if somewhat brown around the edge. The Wine Roads of France (1989)The political situation in southern India was somewhat different. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)Letting a woman carry the torch for the Force is still somewhat radical. Christianity Today (2000)Last year's choice was somewhat different. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As to the source of that enmity, we are still somewhat in the dark. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)People come here and are blown away by the beauty of a place that's still somewhat uncharted. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Nonetheless, an education system that had happiness as one of its key performance indicators would be somewhat different. MAKING HAPPY PEOPLE (2005)Better, but still somewhat intangible. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The reality was somewhat different. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Do you feel somewhat less relaxed when in the same bed, almost as if you were sharing a bed with a stranger? Times, Sunday Times (2016)They collapsed by as much as 71 per cent in heavy trading before steadying somewhat but still plumbing their cheapest in three years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Yet the MoD's record since then has been somewhat less than rosy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet it, too, is somewhat less than it was. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In real terms, the deterioration has been somewhat less, but still significant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A bin liner would be a much cheaper, though somewhat less durable, option. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I was somewhat surprised to see the wheel has a 50mph limit, which makes it unsafe at motorway speeds. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'somewhat'
Very Common. somewhat is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'somewhat'
British English: somewhat ADVERB
You use somewhat to indicate that something is the case to a limited extent or degree.
He concluded that the boy was somewhat abnormal.
Definition of somewhat from the Collins English Dictionary
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