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Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
expand

Third-person singular
expands

Past tense
expanded

Past participle
expanded

Present participle
expanding

Expand is on the Academic Vocabulary List.
  1. (transitive & intransitive) If something expands, it becomes bigger.
    The company is looking at expanding into new products.
    The airline plans to expand its service into Ireland.
    With rapidly expanding population in India, business is booming.
    He later expanded on his initial statement, giving more details.

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