to a large extent

to a large extent

To a great or significant degree; greatly; a lot. While I agree with the chairman's points to a large extent, there are a few details that I think bear closer scrutiny. The economic collapse was caused to a large extent by the rise in the lending of subprime mortgages.
See also: extent, large
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