widening
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈwaɪdənɪŋ/
Adjective

widening (not comparable)

  1. Growing wider or farther apart.
    The widening gap between rich and poor creates social problems.
    • 1920 — William Butler Yeats, The Second Coming
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Noun

widening (plural widenings)

  1. The action of the verb widen.
    • 1887 — Robert Louis Stevenson, The Merry Men, Olalla
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Translations
  • Portuguese: alargamento
  • Russian: расшире́ние
Verb
  1. present participle of widen#English|widen



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