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English definition of “widen”

widen

verb [I, T]
 
 
/ˈwaɪdən/
DISTANCE B2 to become wider or make something become wider: The road is being widened to two lanes.Enlarging and inflatingBecoming biggerWide and thick
INCREASE B2 to increase or make something increase in number or degree: to widen choiceEnlarging and inflatingBecoming bigger
(Definition of widen from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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