Meaning of EXPANSIVE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪkspænsɪv ]
If something is expansive , it covers or includes a large area or many things. ( FORMAL )
...an expansive grassy play area...
They have played an expansive style of rugby.
ADJ : ADJ n
If you are expansive , you talk a lot, or are friendly or generous, because you are feeling happy and relaxed.
He was becoming more expansive as he relaxed...
‘I’m here to make them feel good,’ he says expansively.
ADV : usu ADV with v
If you describe something such as a period of time or an economy as expansive , you mean that it is associated with growth or expansion.
An active and expansive market economy is a necessary condition for progress.
ADJ : usu ADJ n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006