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An example use of expansion in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… post-war expansion continued the scope …”
Expansion means the act of increasing the size or extent of something.
the word expansion occurs in english on average 10.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.