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English definition of “sprawl”

sprawl

noun [U] (BODY)    /sprɔːl/ US  /sprɑːl/ disapproving
a position with the arms and legs spread out carelessly and untidily while sitting or lying downRecliningNot holding the body uprightNot holding the body uprightReclining
(Definition of sprawl noun (BODY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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