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expansions

noun
plural of expansion

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1 something added (as by growth)
  • the museum's 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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“Expansions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/expansions. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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