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British English: /ɪnˈlɑːdʒ/
, /ɛnˈlɑːdʒ/
American English: /ɪnˈlɑrdʒ/
, /ɛnˈlɑrdʒ/

Translation of enlarge in French:

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (get bigger)
    (space, opening)
    (influence, majority, population)
  • 2 (Medicine)
    se dilater
    (tonsils, joint)
  • 3to enlarge on
    (explain) s'étendre sur (subject)
    développer (theory, idea)
    can you enlarge on what has just been said?
    pouvez-vous développer un peu ce qui vient d'être dit?

also: enlarged past participle adjective

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