extent
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extent(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (area)
a. la extensión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The extent of the flooded areas is immense.La extensión de las zonas inundadas es inmensa.
2. (reach)
a. el alcance
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Experts are examining the extent of the effects of last year's tsunami.Los expertos están examinado el alcance de los efectos del maremoto del año pasado.
3. (amount)
a. la medida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
To some extent, we are all afraid of pain.En cierta medida, todos le tememos al dolor.
b. el grado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Coffee, and to a lesser extent inspiration, will get me through the day.El café, y en un grado menor la inspiración, me ayudarán a sobrellevar el día.
c. la punto
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We need to know to what extent he's responsible for the accident.Necesitamos saber hasta qué punto es responsable del accidente.
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extent
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of lands)
a. la extensión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of problem, damage, knowledge)
a. el alcance
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to an extent, to a certain extent, to some extenthasta cierto punto, en cierta medida
to a great extent, to a large extenten gran medida
to such an extent that…hasta tal punto que…
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extent [ɪksˈtent]
noun
1 (in space) [of land, road] extensión (f)
2 (scope) [of knowledge, damage, activities] alcance (m); [of power] límite (m)
the extent of the problem el alcance or la envergadura del problema; we did not know the extent of his injuries until later no tuvimos conocimiento del alcance de sus lesiones hasta más tarde
3 (degree) [of commitment, loss] grado (m)
to what extent? ¿hasta qué punto?; to a certain or to some extent hasta cierto punto; to a large extent en gran parte or medida; to a small extent en menor grado; to such an extent that hasta tal punto que; to the extent of (as far as) hasta el punto de; (in money) por la cantidad de; to that extent, she is right en ese sentido, ella tiene razón
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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