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synonyms for expansion

  • development
  • enlargement
  • extension
  • increase
  • inflation
  • spread
  • amplification
  • augmentation
  • breadth
  • diffusion
  • dilation
  • distance
  • distension
  • evolution
  • expanse
  • magnification
  • maturation
  • multiplication
  • space
  • stretch
  • swelling
  • unfolding
  • opening out
  • unfurling
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antonyms for expansion

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  • abridgment
  • compression
  • decrease
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • lessening
  • stagnation
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How to use expansion in a sentence

Still, the expansion in testing alone can’t fully explain the current case uptick, at least not in every country.
THE NEW COVID-19 CASE SURGE IN EUROPE, EXPLAINEDJULIA BELLUZSEPTEMBER 17, 2020VOX
China is a great nation, and we should hope for the continued expansion.
TRUMP’S MOST POPULAR YOUTUBE AD IS A STEW OF MANIPULATED VIDEOGLENN KESSLER, MEG KELLYSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Many factors are driving the violent expansion of this years' wildfires.
WEST COAST WILDFIRE SMOKE IS VISIBLE FROM OUTER SPACEMARÍA PAULA RUBIANO A.SEPTEMBER 16, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A few days later, Pfizer announced plans to expand the number of participants enrolled in its clinical trials by the thousands but gave little details on the expansion.
ASTRAZENECA RESUMED ITS COVID-19 VACCINE TRIALS AFTER UNCOVERING A MYSTERIOUS REACTIONCLAIRE MALDARELLISEPTEMBER 15, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
In April, there was an hourlong “Election Administration Forum Conference Call” that covered, in part, the expansion of mail-in voting and “ways to message these concerns to your constituents,” according to the invitation.
NO DEMOCRATS ALLOWED: A CONSERVATIVE LAWYER HOLDS SECRET VOTER FRAUD MEETINGS WITH STATE ELECTION OFFICIALSBY MIKE SPIES, JAKE PEARSON AND JESSICA HUSEMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020PROPUBLICA
While the expansion has cost a lot of money—Snowflake lost $171 million in the first half of 2020—Slootman hopes to get the company’s out of the red, though without getting too specific.
MEET SNOWFLAKE, ONE OF THE BUZZIEST TECH IPOS EVERAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
The new CEO will also take on a flagship copper mine expansion in Mongolia that’s been beset by delays and a budget blowout.
THE CEO OF MINING GIANT RIO TINTO IS FORCED OUT FOLLOWING THE DESTRUCTION OF AN ANCIENT ARCHEOLOGICAL SITEBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 11, 2020FORTUNE
While the internet has enabled a massive expansion of the global economy, it’s also incredibly vulnerable to attack.
A NEW BREAKTHROUGH JUST BROUGHT CITY-WIDE QUANTUM COMMUNICATION INTO REACHEDD GENTSEPTEMBER 7, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
This engine only took steam during the first quarter of its stroke, the remaining three-quarters were by the expansion.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
This most simple steam-engine combined in the greatest degree the two elements of expansion and momentum.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
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WORDS RELATED TO EXPANSION

  • addition
  • augmentation
  • boost
  • boosting
  • buildup
  • deepening
  • development
  • elaboration
  • enlargement
  • exaggeration
  • expansion
  • expatiation
  • extension
  • fleshing out
  • heightening
  • intensification
  • magnification
  • padding
  • raising
  • strengthening
  • stretching
  • supplementing
  • upping
  • widening
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