Translation of extent in Spanish:

extent

extensión, n.

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstɛnt//ɛkˈstɛnt//ɪkˈstɛnt/

noun

  • 1

    (size, area)
    extensión feminine
    it's 200km² in extent es de 200km² de extensión
    • to its fullest extent en toda su extensión
    • The precise extent of unsown area can only be assessed after the end of this month, he said.
    • The universe is infinite, both in the number of atoms and in the extent of space.
    • Looking at the plan, there can be no doubt whatsoever as to the extent of area A1.
    • Another looks to the extent of the property covered by the security.
    • By all means, send me a city map that covers the full extent of the subway.
    • Some of these are pictured and show the extent of flooding anticipated as dark blue and light blue areas.
    • Little survives of this very large area, although its extent has been established by excavation.
  • 2

    • 2.1(range, degree)

      (of knowledge) amplitud feminine
      (of knowledge) vastedad feminine
      (of problem) alcance masculine
      the extent of the damage la importancia / el alcance de los daños
      • I then realized the full extent of his involvement entonces me di cuenta de hasta qué punto estaba involucrado
      • When the country was in the grip of a deadly bird flu last year, his government admitted it tried to cover up the extent of the problem.
      • Yesterday council bosses went on site to survey the extent of the damage, which is understood only to be minimal.
      • Is this a case of builders and developers demonstrating the extent of their imaginations?
      • Webster pretty much covers the extent of my knowledge of this principle.
      • The committee visited the area to evaluate the extent of damage caused by the flooding.
      • However as the full details of the agreement are not being made public the extent of the deal may never be known.
      • The extent of the market surprised Mr Williams when he first started up.
      • There could also be differences in the extent of cover if motoring abroad, she said.
      • It will show the extent of people's anger about these monstrous turbines.
      • Anecdotal accounts, however, give a picture of the extent of the killing and maiming.
      • This is especially so with regard to the geographical extent of globalization.
      • A measurement of intelligence quotient does not determine the extent of learning difficulties.
      • This is the awesome extent of their responsibility for mass violence leading to mass death.
      • A teenager beaten up and left for dead by a gang wants people to know the extent of his injuries.
      • 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.
      • Thick smoke was seen rising from the area, but the extent of the damage was not immediately clear.
      • There were different views as to the extent and scope of the sovereign power.
      • They claim the Government is covering up the true extent of the disease outbreak.
      • In some cases, however, images do survive as engravings or copies and a picture emerges of the extent of our loss.

    • 2.2

      to some extent hasta cierto punto
      • to a certain extent (to some extent) hasta cierto punto
      • to a large extent en gran parte
      • to a greater/lesser extent 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 / 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 hasta qué punto
      • I don't know to what extent he's involved no sé en qué medida / hasta qué punto está involucrado