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Definition of Enlargement

Enlargement

  1. The act of increasing in size or bulk, real or apparent; the state of being increased; augmentation; further extension; expansion.
  2. Expansion or extension, as of the powers of the mind; ennoblement, as of the feelings and character; as, an enlargement of views, of knowledge, of affection.
  3. A setting at large, or being set at large; release from confinement, servitude, or distress; liberty.
  4. Diffusiveness of speech or writing; expatiation; a wide range of discourse or argument.

Enlargement Quotations

To me history ought to be a source of pleasure. It isn't just part of our civic responsibility. To me it's an enlargement of the experience of being alive, just the way literature or art or music is.
David McCullough

We're strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict. Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen

I then wrought at my trade as a tailor; carefully attended meetings for worship and discipline; and found an enlargement of gospel love in my mind, and therein a concern to visit Friends in some of the back settlements of Pennsylvania and Virginia.
John Woolman

We go on multiplying our conveniences only to multiply our cares. We increase our possessions only to the enlargement of our anxieties.
Anna C. Brackett

The feeling of an evolution is a constant for every artist who is pursuing the search of refinement and enlargement of his/her own means of expression.
Andrea Bocelli
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Enlargement Translations

enlargement in Dutch is uitbouwing, vergroting
enlargement in French is agrandissement
enlargement in Italian is ingrandimento
enlargement in Latin is auctus, autus
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