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拡大

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Kanji in this term
See also 拡大する

Etymology

(かく, kaku: “expand”) + (だい, dai: “big”)

Noun

拡大 (shinjitai kanji, kyūjitai 擴大, hiragana かくだい, romaji kakudai)

  1. An act of spreading and getting bigger; expansion.
    その会議では空港の拡大について議論している。
    そのかいぎではくうこうのかくだいについてぎろんしている。
    Sono kaigi deha kūkō no kakudai ni tsuite giron shiteiru.
    The workshop is discussing the airport extension.

Synonyms

  • (an act of spreading and getting bigger): 拡張 (kakuchō), 伸展 (shinten), 延長 (enchō)

Antonyms

  • (an act of spreading and getting bigger): 縮小 (shukushō)

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