Definition of To a lesser extent
1. Adverb. Used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs. "Less quickly"
Lexicographical Neighbors of To A Lesser Extent
Literary usage of To a lesser extent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Industrial Democracy by Sidney Webb, Beatrice Potter Webb (1897)
"We must, in fact, conclude that, among the great unions only the Cotton-spinners, Cotton-weavers, and the Boilermakers, and, to a lesser extent, the North ..."
2. A Text-book of medicine for students and practitioners by Adolf von Strümpell (1893)
"... right intercostal space, but it is audible to a lesser extent over almost the ... to a lesser extent ..."
3. The Minnesota Horticulturist by Minnesota State Horticultural Society (1906)
"The same is true with the other varieties, though perhaps to a lesser extent. Prof. EP Sandsten, Horticulturist at the Wisconsin State Experiment Station. ..."
4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"In large amounts energy is found in nature, first, as mechanical energy in the waterfalls and to a lesser extent the wind, and second, as chemical energy in ..."
5. Geology and Mineral Resources of the Western Coalfield: With Maps and Sections by Joseph Edmund Carne (1908)
"In the Grassy Hill Neck, on the Capertee River, at Mountain Lagoon, and to a lesser extent in the Gulph Neck, ..."
6. The Politics of Trade and Industrial Policy in Africa[: Forced Consensus? by Charles Chukwuma Soludo, Michael Osita Ogbu, Ha-Joon Chang (2004)
"The issue is articulated more by the policy-makers and to a lesser extent by industrialists. There is a great desire for government intervention in the ..."