Definition of 'extension'
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Example sentences containing 'extension'
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Halfway through the brief conversation Rebet returned and the colonel gestured towards the extension phone. COVER STORY (2002)Walls knocked down, rooms built, new kitchen, new bathroom, loft conversion, extension at the back. THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)The rear of the building had a stone extension attached to it with modern glass sliding doors at one end. A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH (2002)
Her first six months at the Globe were little more than an extension of that youthful spree. WHO KILLED TIFFANY JONES? (2002)
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Translations for 'extension'
British English: extension /ɪkˈstɛnʃən/ NOUN
An extension is a new room or building which is added to an existing building.
...the new extension to the museum.
- American English: extension
- Arabic: اِمْتِداد توسع
- Brazilian Portuguese: extensão
- Chinese: 扩充
- Croatian: proširenje
- Czech: přístavba
- Danish: forlængelse
- Dutch: uitbreiding
- European Spanish: ampliación extensión
- Finnish: laajennus
- French: extension
- German: Anbau
- Greek: προέκταση
- Italian: ampliamento
- Japanese: 増築
- Korean: 연장 늘이다
- Norwegian: utvidelse
- Polish: rozszerzenie
- European Portuguese: extensão
- Romanian: prelungire
- Russian: пристройка
- Spanish: ampliación
- Swedish: förlängning
- Thai: การขยายออก
- Turkish: uzatma
- Ukrainian: розширення
- Vietnamese: phòng cơi nới
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