more or less

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more or less (not comparable)

  1. approximately
    There are hundred people in the room, more or less
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 5
      The sporophyte foot is also characteristic: it is very broad and more or less lenticular or disciform, as broad or broader than the calyptra stalk [] , and is sessile on the calyptra base []
  2. almost
    I've more or less guaranteed myself a top mark in my final exams.

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