Definition of 'expansion'
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The romantic vision of the American novelist originates in a limitless expansion of ego. DOUBTING THOMAS (2001)One of the things I'm afraid of is its expansion to the United States. WEB OF DREAMS (2001)
Even after all these thousands of years of human settlement, the vastness of Majipoor was such that ample room for expansion still remained. LORD PRESTIMION (2001)
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Translations for 'expansion'
British English: expansion NOUN
Expansion is the process of becoming greater in size, number, or amount.
...the rapid expansion of private health insurance.
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