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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstent/

Translation of extent in Spanish:


uncountable/no numerable
  • 1 (size, area) extensión (feminine) it's 200km2 in extent es de 200km2 de extensión to its fullest extent en toda su extensión
    Example sentences
    • By all means, send me a city map that covers the full extent of the subway.
    • Another looks to the extent of the property covered by the security.
    • Some of these are pictured and show the extent of flooding anticipated as dark blue and light blue areas.
  • 2 2.1 (range, degree — of knowledge) amplitud (feminine), vastedad (feminine); (— of problem) alcance (masculine) the extent of the damage la importancia or el alcance de los daños (in monetary terms) la cuantía de los daños I then realized the full extent of his involvement entonces me di cuenta de hasta qué punto estaba involucrado 2.2 (in phrases/en locuciones) to some extent, to a certain extent hasta cierto punto, en cierta medida to a large extent en gran parte, en buena medida to a greater/lesser extent en mayor/menor medida, en mayor/menor grado it irritated me to such an extent that I left me molestó hasta tal punto que me fui to the extent of it hurt to the extent of making me cry me dolió tanto or hasta tal punto que me eché a llorar I can't go to the extent of actually firing her no puedo llegar al extremo de despedirla to that extent hasta ese punto to what extent en qué medida, hasta qué punto I don't know to what extent he's involved no sé en qué medida or hasta qué punto está involucrado
    Example sentences
    • It's pointless asking a man of O'Callaghan's scale the extent of his wealth.
    • This is important for determining if patients with the disease differ and to quantify the extent of infection.
    • This is especially so with regard to the geographical extent of globalization.
    Example sentences
    • There is no way we can increase the fees to such an extent to cover the rent.
    • We did cover this to an extent in 2002, so here's the link to satisfy your inquisitive hunger.
    • In Harare and Bulawayo and to a lesser extent in rural areas, there are many training centers.

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