Meaning of EXTENSION in English

EXTENSION

noun

1 ( BrE ) part added to a building ⇨ See also ↑ addition

ADJECTIVE

▪ planned , proposed

▪ home , kitchen

▪ one-storey , two-storey , etc.

VERB + EXTENSION

▪ add , build

PREPOSITION

▪ ~ to

They're building an ~ to their house.

2 extra time

ADJECTIVE

▪ one-week , two-year , etc.

▪ contract

The player has signed a five-year contract ~.

VERB + EXTENSION

▪ apply for , ask for , request

He's applied for an ~ of his visa.

▪ negotiate

▪ get , receive

She got an ~ for writing her essay.

▪ give sb , grant sb

▪ sign

3 making sth larger/taking sth further

ADJECTIVE

▪ considerable , great , major , massive ( esp. BrE ), significant

▪ modest

▪ further

This new job is a further ~ of his role as a manager.

▪ gradual

a gradual ~ of the powers of central government

▪ hair

Hair ~s make your hair look longer.

▪ brand ( business )

The company sees brand ~s as a means of tempting back customers.

4 taking an argument/a situation further

ADJECTIVE

▪ logical , natural , obvious

The team appraisal is a logical ~ of the individual appraisal interview.

PREPOSITION

▪ by ~

The blame lies with the teachers and, by ~, with the politicians.

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