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Feb 6 2017   8:11PM GMT

Extant or Extent?

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert

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Dodd-Frank has increased the ________ to which the Federal Reserve has become the primary regulator of the financial industry.
A. extant
B. extent

 

Answer: B

Extant means still existing, surviving, especially said of a document. Something that is extant is something that is “still in existence.”

Extent means the degree to which something has spread. It indicates the size or scale of something.

 

 

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