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expansion

Synonyms of expansion in English:

noun

  • 1 the expansion and contraction of blood vessels
    enlargement, increase in size, swelling, distension, dilation;
    Medicine  dilatation
    [Antonyms] contraction
  • 2 the expansion of the company
    [Antonyms] reduction in size
  • 3 the book is an expansion of a lecture given last year
    elaboration, enlargement, amplification, development;
    embellishment
    [Antonyms] summary, abridgement
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