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An example use of extent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… and so to the extent that you have a …”
Extent means the distance from one point to another.
the word extent occurs in english on average 27.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that extent can be often used in the following areas:
1) communication, information, and media;