Definition of “enlarge” - English Dictionary

“enlarge” in British English

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enlargeverb

uk /ɪnˈlɑːdʒ/ us /ɪnˈlɑːrdʒ/

(Definition of “enlarge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“enlarge” in American English

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enlargeverb [ T ]

us /ɪnˈlɑrdʒ/

to become larger, or to cause something to become larger:

The city council voted to enlarge the park.

If you enlarge a photograph, you print a bigger copy of it.

enlarged
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ɪnˈlɑrdʒd/

He suffers from an enlarged heart.

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(Definition of “enlarge” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

“enlarge” in Business English

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enlargeverb

uk /ɪnˈlɑːdʒ/ us

[ I or T ] to become bigger, or to make something bigger:

The inclusion of customs receipts will enlarge the available pool of money.
enlarged business/company/group Following the 2009 merger, the enlarged group shut down 60 branches.

[ T ] to produce a bigger copy of a document or photograph:

The wireless keyboard has a button for enlarging text to make it easier to read at a distance.
Click on the picture to enlarge it.

(Definition of “enlarge” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)