ex·​pand·​ed | \ ik-ˈspan-dəd How to pronounce expanded (audio) \

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Its expanded lineup of commission-free ETFs will include funds from BlackRock Inc., the biggest ETF issuer in the world. Asjylyn Loder, WSJ, "Charles Schwab, Fidelity Escalate Brokerage Price War," 12 Feb. 2019 The new expanded facility will preserve the arena’s current roof and seat between 17,000 and 19,000 people depending on the event. Heidi Groover, The Seattle Times, "Seattle City Council approves $700 million renovation of KeyArena," 24 Sep. 2018 In January 2018, FedEx opened a greatly expanded facility in Shanghai, 1,000 miles up the coast. Barry D. Wood, USA TODAY, "'Mini-Memphis': Inside FedEx's bustling hub in China," 10 May 2018 The International Spy Museum in Washington, with its impressive collection of spy artifacts, will be moving to a greatly expanded facility next year. William L. Hamilton, New York Times, "I Spy at New York’s Museum of Deception," 29 Mar. 2018 But a small community of Super Mario Odyssey fans has been using their expanded Switch access to modify the game with new costumes, gameplay features, and even entirely new levels. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Modders revamp Super Mario Odyssey on hacked Switch hardware," 13 July 2018 Russia is planning a new wing-in-ground-effect vehicle to support its expanded Arctic military operations. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Russia Is Planning a Giant Sea-Skimming 'Ekranoplan'," 30 Oct. 2017 The following January, the longtime couple kicked off a roughly one-year, $595,000 remodel that turned the dated 1973 structure into a minimalist retreat with expanded windows and wall space to show off their collection. Leigh Kamping-carder, WSJ, "An Art-Centered Hamptons Home," 2 May 2018 But in spite of Spider-Man’s successful MCU integration, Sony continued to work on many of its expanded universe ideas. Bryan Bishop, The Verge, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is dazzling, hilarious, and unique," 14 Dec. 2018

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1875, in the meaning defined above

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