to a greater/lesser degree/extent


used to describe the effect or importance of something in relation to something else
This new tax affects the middle class and, to a lesser extent/degree, the rich.

Examples of to a greater/lesser degree/extent in a Sentence

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“To a greater/lesser degree/extent.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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