expansive Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “expansive” in the English Dictionary

"expansive" in British English

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uk   us   /ɪkˈspæn.sɪv/

expansive adjective (TALKING)

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

expansive adjective (LARGE)

covering a ​largearea: There was an expansive ​view from the ​window. "All this is mine," she said with an expansive ​arm gesture (= using ​bigmovements).
adverb uk   us   /-li/
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of expansive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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 us   /ɪkˈspæn·sɪv/

expansive adjective (FRIENDLY)

[not gradable] friendly, ​generous and ​willing to ​talk

expansive adjective (WIDE)

wide in ​area: The ​sealsformsmallgroups on the expansive ​beaches where they ​breed.
(Definition of expansive from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “expansive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 倾谈, 友善健谈的, 豪爽的…
in Turkish samimi, içten, konuşkan…
in Russian расположенный поговорить…
in Chinese (Traditional) 傾談, 友善健談的, 豪爽的…
in Polish wylewny…
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