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  • His music empire expanded along with his influence on the music scene.
  • Education was expanded and Japanese students were sent to study in the west.
  • Other places expanded into towns and cities because of the railway network.
  • The production was so successful the company quickly looked to expand to other communities.
  • Many also settled in the growing small towns along the expanding railway system.
  • When the armed group expanded, districts were laid out within the movement.
  • All established B units to provide films for the expanding second-feature market.
  • The story would later be expanded into the novel.
  • In the century since then the techniques have been greatly improved and expanded.
  • Established during the colonial period, the network has been well maintained and gradually expanded since.
  • The project was successful and popular and continued to expand into the 1990s.
  • More recently, scholars have expanded their work to include analysis of television and digital media.
  • The language expanded rapidly over the next few years.
  • Problems here are caused especially by expanding dry periods during the summer months.
  • This expanded role eventually became permanent after the war.
  • This was an expanded account of his experience in Paris.
  • Attempts to expand the board to five members have been frequent in recent years.
  • The fencing program was expanded to include all six events for both men and women.
  • As a consequence of its rise to power, the city expanded greatly.
  • He also said that both countries should use their capacity for expanding military cooperation.
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Meaning of expand

  • verb Extend in one or more directions
    The dough expands
  • verb Become larger in size or volume or quantity
    his business expanded rapidly
  • verb Make bigger or wider in size, volume, or quantity
    expand the house by adding another wing