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  • 1to a large extent — to a large/great/extent phrase mainly The complaints were to a large extent valid. Thesaurus: mainlysynonym Main entry …

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  • 2to a large extent — See: IN GREAT MEASURE …

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  • 3to a large extent — See: IN GREAT MEASURE …

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  • 4to\ a\ large\ extent — See: in great measure …

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  • 5to a large extent — largely, very much so …

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  • 6Extent — Ex*tent , n. [L. extentus, fr. extendere. See {Extend}.] 1. Space or degree to which a thing is extended; hence, superficies; compass; bulk; size; length; as, an extent of country or of line; extent of information or of charity. [1913 Webster]… …

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  • 7large — large, largely Large is used as an adverb with the verbs bulk and loom and in the phrase by and large. Otherwise largely is the normal adverb and means ‘to a large extent’ (His failure was largely due to laziness) …

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  • 8extent — ex|tent W1S2 [ıkˈstent] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Anglo French; Origin: extente, from Latin extendere; EXTEND] 1.) to ... extent used to say how true something is or how great an effect or change is to a certain extent/to some extent/to an extent… …

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  • 9extent — /Ik stent/ noun 1 (singular) the limit or degree of something s influence etc: The success of a marriage depends on the extent to which you are prepared to work at it. | to a certain extent/to some extent (=used to say that something is partly,… …

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  • 10extent — [[t]ɪkste̱nt[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) N SING: with supp, usu the N of n If you are talking about how great, important, or serious a difficulty or situation is, you can refer to the extent of it. The government itself has little information on the extent of… …

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  • 11extent — ex|tent [ ık stent ] noun *** 1. ) uncount the importance of a problem or situation: extent of: We were shocked by the extent of the damage. The government underestimated the extent of the contamination. the full/true extent: Doctors still do not …

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  • 12extent */*/*/ — UK [ɪkˈstent] / US noun 1) [uncountable] the size and importance of a problem or situation extent of: We were shocked by the extent of the damage. The government underestimated the extent of the contamination. the full/true extent: Doctors still… …

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  • 13extent*/*/*/ — [ɪkˈstent] noun 1) [singular/U] the degree to which something happens, or the degree to which something is affected They were shocked at the extent of the damage.[/ex] Languages vary in the extent to which they rely on word order.[/ex] 2) [U] the …

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  • 14extent — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ full, greatest, maximum, overall ▪ The overall extent of civilian casualties remained unclear. ▪ actual, exact, precise …

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  • 15large — [[t]lɑ͟ː(r)ʤ[/t]] ♦ larger, largest 1) ADJ GRADED A large thing or person is greater in size than usual or average. The Pike lives mainly in large rivers and lakes... In the largest room about a dozen children and seven adults are sitting on the… …

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  • 16large — largeness, n. /lahrj/, adj., larger, largest, n., adv. adj. 1. of more than average size, quantity, degree, etc.; exceeding that which is common to a kind or class; big; great: a large house; a large number; in large measure; to a large extent. 2 …

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  • 17large — adj 1. big, great, huge, enormous, colossal, herculean, mighty; prodigious, gigantic, giant, gigan tean, monstrous, monumental; stupendous, tremendous, towering, staggering, imposing, mountainous; tall, high, grand, grandiose, great big, Sl.… …

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  • 18large — [lärj] adj. larger, largest [OFr < L largus: see LARD] 1. Archaic liberal; generous 2. big; great; specif., a) taking up much space; bulky b) enclosing much space; spacious [a large office] …

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  • 19Large — (l[aum]rj), a. [Compar. {Larger} (l[aum]r j[ e]r); superl. {Largest}.] [F., fr. L. largus. Cf. {Largo}.] 1. Exceeding most other things of like kind in bulk, capacity, quantity, superficial dimensions, or number of constituent units; big; great;… …

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  • 20Large file support — Large file support, often abbreviated to LFS, is the term frequently applied to the ability to create files larger than 2 GiB on 32 bit operating systems. Rationale Traditionally, many operating systems and their underlying file system… …

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