to a degree


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to a degree

Somewhat; partly; in a limited way or to a limited degree. Your essay would be improved to a degree by tidying up your paragraphs, but your topic on the whole has some fundamental problems. Our administration is willing to negotiate to a degree, but we aren't ready to make any significant changes to the legislation.
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to a degree

Also, to an extent. See to some degree.
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to a degree

To a small extent; in a limited way: doesn't like spicy food, but can eat a little pepper to a degree.
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