to that extent

to that extent
adverb
to the degree or extent that (Freq. 1)
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insofar as it can be ascertained, the horse lung is comparable to that of man

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so far as it is reasonably practical he should practice restraint

Syn: ↑insofar, ↑in so far, ↑so far, ↑to that degree

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