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English definition of “extend”

extend

verb [I + adv/prep] (INCLUDE)    /ɪkˈstend/
to include or affect someone or something: Parking restrictions do not extend to disabled people. Her new-found tolerance does not extend to single mothers. The invitation did not extend to family members.Including and containingComprising and consisting ofAffecting and influencing
(Definition of extend verb (INCLUDE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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