somewhat

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsʌmhwɒt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsʌmˌhwʌt, -ˌhwɑt, -ˌwʌt, -ˌwɑt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sumhwut′, -hwot′, -hwət, -wut′, -wot′, -wət)



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somewhat

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. is (still) somewhat [confusing, unclear, surprising]
  2. the [explanation, text, answer, theory] is somewhat [confusing]
  3. was somewhat [angry, surprised, disappointed] that
  4. somewhat [aware, skeptical, apprehensive] of
  5. is somewhat [limited, restricted] (in)
  6. somewhat [different from, independent of, similar to]
  7. a somewhat [unique, particular, peculiar] example
  8. a somewhat surprising [defeat, choice, decision, victory]
  9. the [defeat] was somewhat surprising
  10. [appeared, seemed, looked] somewhat [disturbed, disoriented, afraid]
  11. is somewhat removed from [reality, the point]
  12. on a somewhat [sadder, happier, more formal] occasion
  13. [arranged, placed] somewhat in [order, rows, a pattern]
  14. somewhat to the [left, right]
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