Expanded - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ikˈspandəd|  American pronunciation of the word expanded
Brit.  |ɪkˈspandɪd|  British pronunciation of the word expanded
- this word is a past tense form of the verbto expand
- this word is a past participle form of the verbto expand

adjective

- increased in extent or size or bulk or scope

Examples

His business has expanded to serve the entire state.

He has expanded his business to serve the entire state.

...the range of the boy's explorations vastly expanded when he acquired his first bicycle...

...the house has been expanded and remodeled so many times that now it's a jumbled mess that lacks coherence...

Her expanded job title is really cumbersome.

Since its inception, the business has expanded to become a national retail chain.

The service is being expanded following the success of a pilot scheme.

Sydney's population expanded rapidly in the 1960s.

The computer industry has expanded greatly over the last decade.

With the expanded production of North Sea oil and gas, the UK has become a net exporter of fuel (=it exports more fuel than it imports).

According to the Secretary of State, the Russians face no threat from an expanded NATO.

In the twenties the business expanded.

Student numbers have expanded twofold in ten years.

Charlie Parker expanded the vocabulary of jazz.

Expanded Program on Immunization

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