Definition of expansion
- territorial expansion
- economic expansion
- expansion of the universe
- the book is an expansion of a lecture series
The league is undergoing expansion.
the expansion of a lecture series into a book
This book is an expansion of a lecture series.
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: the act of becoming bigger or of making something bigger : the act of expanding
: a more complete and detailed written work or set of comments based on something shorter
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