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noun as in increase, expansion

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In the longer term, enlargement should be able to take us there.

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He stared at the enlargement on the table, reinserted the slide in the holder, and switched on the laser himself.

His eyes went back and forth between the printed enlargement on the table, up to the laser pattern on the wall, then back down again to the enlargement.

The image on the slide was so reduced that it was hard to appreciate the detail, so I also handed him an enlargement of the tiling pattern, which he put down on the table in front of the laser.

Saybolt offers a collage of 25 stills from the cautiously feminist TV comedy about a single woman in New York, as well as an enlargement of one of the stills that’s printed out-of-register in garish pink and sickly green.

In the heart, it reversed age-induced cardiac hypertrophy (enlargement of the heart).

The fear is that thinning the blood further might promote more bleeding rather than decrease the risk of clot enlargement.

And, upon enlargement by the Daily Beast's photo team, we can even see that a SPEECH BUBBLE has been stuck into Philip's mouth!

Forget depilation - seems the Kate effect now extends to eyebrow enlargement.

This crayon "enlargement" presented John with very black skin and spotless white hair.

It was an enlargement of the previous charter, making the colony independent of any other province.

The enlargement or persistence of the thymus can be better recognised, and doctors now seldom fail to notice it.

A similar enlargement of the sphere of the Poor Law institution has, of late years, been going on in other than infectious cases.

A revival of trade, rapid increase of population and enlargement of the boundaries of the city followed.


On this page you'll find 49 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to enlargement, such as: augmentation, growth, aggrandizement, amplification, elongation, and extension.

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