TAKOBOTO

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拡張
Readings
かくちょう
kakuchou
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
noun or participle which takes the aux. verb suru
expansion, extension, enlargement, escape, ESCélargissement, augmentation, croissance, expansion, extensionAusweitung, Erweiterung, Vergrößerung, Ausdehnung, Verstärkung

Kanji
ON: カク, コウKUN: ひろ.がる, ひろ.げる, ひろ.める
broaden, extend, expand, enlarge

ON: チョウKUN: は.る, -は.り, -ば.り
lengthen, counter for bows & stringed instruments, stretch, spread, put up (tent)

Example sentences
学校の体育館が拡張された。Parts: 学校 (がっこう), 体育館 (たいいくかん), 拡張 (かくちょう), 為れる (される)The school gymnasium was enlarged.

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