Definition Of expansion
the action of becoming larger or more extensive.
the rapid expansion of suburban Washington
Example Of expansion
a small expansion of industry
All these problems are exacerbated by the expansion of the European Union to the East.
And it signals the end of the era of rapid expansion of public spending on essential services funded by tax rises.
At the same time close links with the USA resulted in rapid economic recovery and expansion .
Between 1890 and 1920 new developments enabled the further expansion of the wheat industry.