to a greater or lesser degree/extent

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Definition of to a greater or lesser degree/extent

: to some degree/extent This new tax affects everyone to a greater or lesser degree/extent.

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to a great extent

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“To a greater or lesser degree/extent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20a%20greater%20or%20lesser%20degree%2Fextent. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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