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.

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