to a greater or lesser degree/extent

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

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“To a greater or lesser degree/extent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/to%20a%20greater%20or%20lesser%20degree/extent. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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