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extension

Synonyms of extension in English:

noun

  • 1 they plan an extension at the hospital to create a new outpatients' department
  • 2 scientific method has led to a marvellous extension of knowledge
    [Antonyms] shrinking, contraction
  • 3 an extension of opening hours
    [Antonyms] shortening
  • 4 I need an extension for my assessed essay
    postponement, deferral, delay;
    longer period, more/extra time, increased time, additional time
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