Translation of extensión in English:

extensión

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  • 1 (superficie, longitud) una gran extensión de terreno a large expanse o stretch of land grandes extensiones de la costa large stretches of the coastline en toda la extensión del territorio nacional throughout the country tiene una extensión de 20 hectáreas it has an area of 20 hectares, it covers 20 hectares debido a la extensión de la obra no habrá intermedio owing to the length of the play there will not be an interval escribir un ensayo cuya extensión no supere las 500 palabras write an essay of no more than 500 words por extensión by extension

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