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)




WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
some•what /ˈsʌmˌhwʌt, -ˌhwɑt, -ˌwʌt, -ˌwɑt/USA pronunciation   adv. 
  1. in some measure or degree;
    to some extent:That defeat was somewhat surprising.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
some•what  (sumhwut′, -hwot′, -hwət, -wut′, -wot′, -wət),USA pronunciation adv. 
  1. in some measure or degree;
    to some extent:not angry, just somewhat disturbed.

n. 
  1. some part, portion, amount, etc.
  • 1150–1200; Middle English; see some, what

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
somewhat /ˈsʌmˌwɒt/ adv
  1. (not used with a negative) rather; a bit: she found it somewhat less easy than he
'somewhat' also found in these entries:
Collocations: is (still) somewhat [confusing, unclear, surprising], the [explanation, text, answer, theory] is somewhat [confusing], was somewhat [angry, surprised, disappointed] that, more...

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