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English definition of “dilate”


verb [I or T]     /daɪˈleɪt/ US  /ˈdaɪ.leɪt/
to ( cause a part of the body to) become wider or further open : The pupils of the eyes dilate as darkness increases . This drug will dilate the arteries .Enlarging and inflatingBecoming biggerBecoming biggerEnlarging and inflating
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