Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) An expansion is a new addition. (noun) Expansion is the act or process of becoming larger.

Examples: (noun) The game expansion adds 20 hours of play time to the original. (noun) The expansion of metals and plastics when heated is well understood.

Synonyms: nouns: growth. extension.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 5 D