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Definition of "more or less" []

  • Approximately (adverb)
  • Almost (adverb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "more or less" in a sentence
  • "Most days he can be found more or less racewalking through the halls of his research institute as he moves between his research lab, teaching classroom, and the hospital, often shadowed by a handful of students and an assistant towing a cart full of files."
  • "The impropriation of tithes by the monasteries set an example which unscrupulous and powerful laymen were not slow to follow, with more or less pretence of respecting the forms of law."
  • "If the opinion be in favour of the nullity or of the non-consummation of the marriage, then the record, together with the opinion of the consultor, is sent on to a second consultor (pro vinculi defensione), whose duty it is to set forth the grounds, more or less conclusive, that can be adduced in favour of the validity, or consummation, of the marriage, and therefore of its indissolubility."