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"expand" in British English

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expandverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪkˈspænd/ us   /ɪkˈspænd/
B2 to increase in size, number, or importance, or to make something increase in this way: The air in the balloon expands when heated. They expanded their retail operations during the 1980s.

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expandverb [I/T]

us   /ɪkˈspænd/
to increase something in size, number, or importance: [I] The air in the balloon expands when heated. [T] They expanded their number of stores significantly in the 1990s.
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noun [U] us   /ɪkˈspæn·ʃən/
Expansion into new areas of research might be possible.
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expandverb [I or T]

uk   /ɪkˈspænd/ us   ECONOMICS, COMMERCE
to increase in size, number, or importance, or to make something increase in this way: expand into sth These companies need to expand into new markets because they have reached market saturation at home. expand rapidly/greatly/significantlyexpand the range/scope/capacity Supermarkets continue to expand the range of products and services offered in their outlets. expand a business/company/programme Production capacity could expand by up to 30%, thus bringing down prices.
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“expand” in American English

Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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