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To such an extent.


(ˌɪn səˈfɑr, -soʊ-)

to such an extent (usu. fol. by as): I will do the work insofar as I am able.
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Adv.1.insofar - to the degree or extent that; "insofar as it can be ascertained, the horse lung is comparable to that of man"; "so far as it is reasonably practical he should practice restraint"


[ɪnsəˈfɑːʳ] insofar as CONJen la medida en que ...
insofar as can be ascertaineden la medida en que se puede establecer ...


adv insofar assoweit
References in classic literature ?
Insofar as Clayton was concerned it was a very different matter, since the girl was not only of his own kind and race, but was the one woman in all the world whom he loved.
He was a true Frenchman insofar as that, though he could be lively and engaging when it suited him, he became insufferably dull and wearisome as soon as ever the need for being lively and engaging had passed.
At his request she sang again as they continued their way along the winding tunnel, which was now lighted by occasional bulbs which appeared to be similar to the radium bulbs with which she was familiar and which were common to all the nations of Barsoom, insofar as she knew, having been perfected at so remote a period that their very origin was lost in antiquity.
Therefore, the Supreme Court should have granted NYCTA's motion for summary judgment dismissing the complaint insofar as asserted against it.
"Insofar as the judgment dismisses count four of the complaint, it is vacated as to all parties, including the DOC defendants.
'So, logically, if the marriage, insofar as the contracting parties are concerned, is validated by the laws of the Church, then it necessarily follows that by the same laws, such marriage can also be invalidated or annulled,' she said.
He also sees the inevitable end of most Christian churches insofar as they have allowed themselves to be co-opted by the strictures of the nation state.
Insofar as such tickets are aimed at generating revenue for the city rather than improving public safety or road management, the police essentially act as extortionists for city government.
Summary: Tunisia will help Cameroon develop its tourism sector insofar as training of personnel, infrastructure, services and the promotion of the tourist offer in both countries, are concerned.
Insofar as the tourists have an edge it lies in their astute strategies and committed teamwork.
Summary: Tunisia's positive international rankings have just been comforted with the latest ranking by the latest 2007-2008, World Economic Forum "Global Technology Report" which ranks the country 35 th globally with an overall score of 4,33 and the first in Africa insofar as networked readiness is concerned.