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expansive

adjective uk   us   /ɪkˈspæn.sɪv/

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   us   /-li/
expansiveness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “expansive”
in Chinese (Traditional) 傾談, 友善健談的, 豪爽的…
in Russian расположенный поговорить…
in Turkish samimi, içten, konuşkan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 倾谈, 友善健谈的, 豪爽的…
in Polish wylewny…
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