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expansion

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1 something added (as by growth)

  • the museumʼs new wing is only the first in a series of expansions planned for the next decade
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2 the act or process of going from the simple or basic to the complex or advanced

  • the expansion of remedial reading classes into a district-wide program using school volunteers for a variety of needs
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3 a wide space or area

  • we gazed in awe at the star-strewn expansion of nighttime sky above us
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