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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: enlarge /ɪnˈlɑː(r)dʒ/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyenlarge
he/she/itenlarges
present participleenlarging
past tenseenlarged
past participleenlarged
  1. to make something bigger

    I sent the photos back to the lab to be enlarged.

    The company has built an additional factory to enlarge its operations.

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