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The water froze inside the pipe, causing it to expand and burst.
We live in an expanding universe.
the rapidly expanding IT sector
The group has expanded into Germany.
I refuse to expand any further on my earlier statement.
This is the American English definition of expand. View British English definition of expand.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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