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British English: /ɪkˈstɛnʃ(ə)n/
, /ɛkˈstɛnʃ(ə)n/
American English: /ˌɪkˈstɛn(t)ʃ(ə)n/

Translation of extension in French:


  • 1 (extra section)
    (of cable, table) rallonge (f)
    (of road, track) prolongement (m)
    the new extension to the hospital
    le nouveau bâtiment de l'hôpital
    I had a kitchen extension built
    j'ai fait agrandir ma cuisine
    a good tool functions as an extension of the hand
    un bon outil fonctionne comme un prolongement de la main
  • 3 (prolongation) (of contract, visa, loan)
    (for piece of work, essay) délai (m) supplémentaire
  • 6 (in hairdressing)
    tresse (f) artificielle

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