Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “expansive” en inglés

expansive

adjective uk   /ɪkˈspæn.sɪv/ us  

expansive adjective (TALKING)

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

expansive adjective (LARGE)

covering a large area: There was an expansive view from the window. "All this is mine," she said with an expansive arm gesture (= using big movements).
expansively
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
expansiveness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
(Definition of expansive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de expansive
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “expansive” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

dawn on sb

If a fact dawns on you, you understand it after a period of not understanding it.

Palabra del día

Highly delighted, bitterly disappointed, ridiculously cheap: adverbs for emphasis.

by Liz Walter,
October 22, 2014
We often make adjectives stronger by putting an adverb in front of them. The most common ones are very and, for a stronger meaning, extremely: He was very pleased. The ship is extremely large. However, we don’t use very or extremely for adjectives that already have a strong meaning, for example fantastic,

Aprende más 

life tracking noun

October 20, 2014
the use of one or more devices or apps to monitor health, exercise, how time is spent, etc.

Aprende más