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

Definition of expanded

of a typeface

Examples of expanded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The expanded effort comes as the number of positive coronavirus cases continues to taper off in the county since the surge in December and January, with 450 new cases reported Saturday, bringing the total to 260,094. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Teachers pack vaccine station on first day of eligibility," 27 Feb. 2021 One of the top priorities for ViacomCBS following the merger was to establish a system for companywide marketing efforts making use of an expanded portfolio of assets, Mr. Line said. Sahil Patel, WSJ, "Paramount+ Marketing Push Will Rely Heavily on ViacomCBS Networks," 22 Jan. 2021 The push for expanded health care could use more local political successes, even as simple as candidates winning on expanding Medicaid in states that rejected it. Mari Uyehara, The New Republic, "Medicare for All Needs a Sunrise Movement," 18 Jan. 2021 Seattle clinched the division last week and is still in the running for the top seed and the lone bye in the NFC in the expanded seven-team playoff format. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, "Seahawks vs. 49ers live stream (1/3): How to watch NFL Week 17 online, TV, time," 3 Jan. 2021 Republicans, including Trump's reelection campaign, have been seeking to impose restrictions while Democrats push for expanded voting rights. Richard Wolf, USA TODAY, "Supreme Court leaves North Carolina's Nov. 12 deadline for receipt of absentee ballots in place," 29 Oct. 2020 But Attorney General Dana Nessel dismissed all pending criminal charges arising from the drinking water crisis in June 2019, saying the initial Flint investigation had been bungled and opting instead to launch a new and expanded probe. Joe Guillen, Detroit Free Press, "Legionnaires' at Flint hospital dating to 2008 could affect criminal cases in water crisis," 14 Jan. 2021 His business has been thriving as government grants in the pandemic have led to greater demand for building materials for home renovations and projects like new or expanded health care facilities. New York Times, "The Place Hit Hardest by the Virus," 27 Dec. 2020 The expanded district will be eligible for extra state funding for two school years as a result of the annexation, and the merging is expected to save money because certain operations and costs will no longer be duplicated. Arkansas Democrat-gazette, Arkansas Online, "Annexation of the Dollarway School District into the Pine Bluff district, explained," 16 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of expanded

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Expanded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expanded. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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