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more or less

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  1. approximately, about, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or soadverb

    (of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct

    "lasted approximately an hour"; "in just about a minute"; "he's about 30 years old"; "I've had about all I can stand"; "we meet about once a month"; "some forty people came"; "weighs around a hundred pounds"; "roughly $3,000"; "holds 3 gallons, more or less"; "20 or so people were at the party"

    Synonyms:
    well-nigh, rough, virtually, somewhat, slightly, or so, roughly, just about, some, nigh, most, about, nearly, almost, near, approximately, around, close to, round

  2. slightly, somewhat, more or lessadverb

    to a small degree or extent

    "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"

    Synonyms:
    some, passably, slightly, just about, somewhat, slenderly, pretty, slimly, fairly, reasonably, middling, moderately, about, roughly, or so, approximately, around, close to, jolly

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How to use more or less in a sentence?

  1. Lourenco Goncalves:

    During these past 13 months, just by these three companies, an amount of more or less $50 billion EBITDA was destroyed.

  2. Lucas White:

    Nobody knows what will happen with commodity prices and it's more or less impossible to predict, but farmers spend all this time getting their soil to be very productive and all of a sudden a huge downpour comes and they have to start from scratch again. It's very difficult to produce agriculture in a world that is increasingly impacted by climate change.

  3. Eric Hoffer:

    However much we talk of the inexorable laws governing the life of individuals and of societies, we remain at the bottom convinced that in human affairs everything in more or less fortuitous. We do not even believe in the inevitability of our own death. Hence the difficulty of deciphering the present, of detecting the seeds of things to come as they germinate before our eyes. We are not attuned to seeing the inevitable.

  4. Émile Durkheim:

    There is no society known where a more or less developed criminality is not found under different forms. No people exists whose morality is not daily infringed upon. We must therefore call crime necessary and declare that it cannot be non-existent, that the fundamental conditions of social organization, as they are understood, logically imply it.

  5. Monday Trump said ultimately:

    This move has the potential to somewhat destabilize the current strategic balance in Europe, though I would be surprised if it led to a major arms race : I suspect both the Monday Trump said ultimately and Russians will continue to do more or less what they are currently doing.


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