One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘those who have achieved a considerable degree of economic stability’
level, stage, point, rung, standard, grade, gradation, mark
amount, extent, measure, magnitude, intensity, strength
2‘persons of unequal degree’
social class, social status, rank, position in society, standing in society
‘rivalries and prejudice were by degrees fading out’
gradually, little by little, bit by bit, inch by inch, by stages, step by step, day by day, slowly, slowly but surely
suddenly, all at once
‘to a degree, it is possible to educate oneself’
to some extent, to a certain extent, up to a point, to a limited extent
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