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an increase in width

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a part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park

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the act of making something wider

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He recently held several meetings with local residents of Kalyanpur and Paikpara Kalyanpur and sought their cooperation in widening the roads and by-lanes in the areas.
She said: "November's UK trade figures are not as bad as the widening in the headline deficits suggests.
Approval came from the Federal Highway Administration to continue widening a 19.
Chief Minister Gilgit Baltistan talking to Online informed that water outflow from the lake has rising slowly adding that owing to natural erosion spillway has been widening gradually and within next few days water outflow would increase with widening of the spillway.
Dear Editor, Jerry Blackett is completely wrong to say the case for widening the M6 has been "established beyond doubt" (Hard luck as M6 shoulders Kelly's new road solution, Post March 5).
PLANS to improve the region's transport network were thrown into confusion today after the Government admitted it still hadn't made up its mind whether to press ahead with widening motorways or building a new rail link.
5 million project officials hope will eventually lead to widening the entire freeway from the Los Angeles County line to Moorpark.
It was decided that the expressway would be more difficult to construct than initially believed and could not be built more quickly than the widening, which could be done by 2017.
A pounds 289million road widening scheme for the UK's first car-sharing motorway lanes starts today.
Government transport bosses were last night accused of double standards after using contradictory arguments to justify widening a motorway in the Midlands while refusing to improve the A1 in the North.
Moreover, when political cost is low, widening a war is likely to occur for predatory reasons or to acquire strategic assets that will enhance national power.
He then opens up to the ball by widening out to the corner.
RE the story concerning the opening of the new junction eight and widening to four lanes to junction nine on the M62 (ECHO December 18).
The roads and motorways to be upgraded include: # The A303/A30 and A358 from the M25 to Taunton and Exeter, but no big widening of the M4/M5.
But Lieberman's public stance--including his October 29 opinion piece in The Wall Street Journal, "After bin Laden, We Must Target Saddam," praising President Bush and calling for widening the war--surely secures his place among Democrats as the biggest hawk on the block.