- 1.1 [local/carretera] to extend; [negocio] to expand 1.2 [capital/plantilla] to increase 1.3 [conocimientos/vocabulario] to increase, improve; [explicación] to expand (on); [campo de acción] to widen, broaden, extend una versión ampliada y corregida an expanded and corrected version para ampliar sus estudios to further her studies quiere ampliar sus horizontes he wants to broaden his horizons 1.4 [plazo/período] to extend 1.5 [fotografía] to enlarge, blow up
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.