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To a lesser extent    lˈɛsər ɪkstˈɛnt/   Listen
To a lesser extent

Used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs.  Synonym: less.  "Less expensive" , "Less quickly"

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"To a lesser extent" Quotes from Famous Books

... of the aristocratic element, the nobles, destroyed a natural balance of power between the bishop-prince and the people. The commons exerted power beyond their intelligence. Annual elections, party contests headed by rival demagogues kept the capital, and, to a lesser extent, the smaller towns of the little ...
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... History repeats itself! The Turks have often been unlucky in war and then had a return of luck at the peace table. It was so after the Russo-Turkish War, when the Congress of Berlin tore up the Treaty of San Stefano. It was so to a lesser extent after the Balkan wars, when the interference of the European Concert enabled Turkey to recover Adrianople and a portion of the Thracian territory which she had lost to Bulgaria. And now it looks as though she were once again to escape the punishment she so ...
— The New Frontiers of Freedom from the Alps to the AEgean • Edward Alexander Powell

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