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enlargement

noun uk   /ɪnˈlɑːdʒ.mənt/ us    /-ˈlɑːrdʒ-/
[S or U] the fact of being enlarged: I am pleased to announce the enlargement of the History Department by three new teachers. [C] something, especially a photograph, that has been enlarged: I had an enlargement of my graduation photo done for my grandparents.
Translations of “enlargement”
in Korean 확대…
in Arabic تَكبير…
in Portuguese ampliação, aumento…
in Catalan ampliació…
in Japanese 拡大, 大きくすること…
in Italian ingrandimento…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擴大, 擴充, 擴展…
in Russian увеличение…
in Turkish büyütme, genişletmek, büyütülmüş…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扩大, 扩充, 扩展…
in Polish powiększenie…
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