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"enlargement" in British English

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enlargementnoun

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 ​graduationphoto done for my ​grandparents.
(Definition of enlargement from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"enlargement" in Business English

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enlargementnoun

uk   us   /ɪnˈlɑːdʒmənt/
[S or U] the ​process of something becoming bigger, or being made bigger: The ​meeting discussed the ​planned enlargement of the company's ​processingcapacity.EU/NATO enlargement Following EU enlargement, the two countries ​share many common ​interests.
[C] a ​document or a photograph that has been made larger: You can see the details more clearly in the enlargement.
(Definition of enlargement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enlargement”
in Arabic تَكبير…
in Korean 확대…
in Portuguese ampliação, aumento…
in Catalan ampliació…
in Japanese 拡大, 大きくすること…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扩大, 扩充, 扩展…
in Turkish büyütme, genişletmek, büyütülmüş…
in Russian увеличение…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擴大, 擴充, 擴展…
in Italian ingrandimento…
in Polish powiększenie…
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