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expansive

adjective uk   /ɪkˈspæn.sɪv/ us  

expansive adjective (TALKING)

formal very happy to talk to people in a friendly way: He was in an expansive mood on the night of the party.

expansive adjective (LARGE)

covering a large area: There was an expansive view from the window. "All this is mine," she said with an expansive arm gesture (= using big movements).
expansively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
expansiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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