somewhat of


: to some degree
used to make a statement or description less forceful or definite
We have somewhat of a problem.To say he has improved is somewhat of an understatement.

Example Sentences

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“Somewhat of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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