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adjective expansive pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈspænsɪv/
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  1. 1
    formal friendly, generous, or willing to talk
    an expansive mood/wave/gesture/smile
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  2. 2
    including many things or a large area
    At 35, she has already created an expansive business empire.
    an expansive view across the valley
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a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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