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Definition of extent:

  1. A peculiar species of execution upon debts due to the crown, under which the lands and goods of the debtor may be seized to secure payment.
  2. A process of execution by which the lands and goods of a debtor are valued and delivered to the creditor.
  3. Degree; measure; proportion.
  4. Extended.
  5. Space or degree to which a thing is extended; hence, superficies; compass; bulk; size; length; as, an extent of country or of line; extent of information or of charity.


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