Definition of extended in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪkˈstɛndɪd/


1Made larger; enlarged: an extended kitchen and new balcony
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  • A greatly extended crowd attended the weekly whist on Monday, April 14.
  • He maintains that the sentence topic stated first in an extended text is frequently at the highest level in the semantic hierarchy.
  • Lyle and Eric Love are also expanding the Tiki Hut to create an extended bar and BBQ area.
1.1Lasting longer than is usual or expected; prolonged: an extended period of time
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  • The bonus material on the second disc is largely composed of extended interviews.
  • A long-range goal of the Chinese expansion has been the development of a navy capable of extended tours far from home.
  • We all have similar stories, similar extended pasts.
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