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to make or become broad or broader

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to make or become more comprehensive or inclusive

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become broader or wider or more extensive

make (clothes) larger

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The expressway has already been widened from Zero Point to Koral.
14 Highway 274-North Widening Widen 7.102 miles of Highway 167
The section between junction 27, near Epping in Essex, and junction 30, near Aveley in Essex, will also be widened to four lanes, while the Hatfield Tunnel on the A1 (M) will be refurbished.
Instead, the M6 will be widened by one lane in each direction, he said.
The Rover must run through the curl to give the Sam time to widen to the curl, so that the Rover can widen to the flat.
Why Wars Widen is a theoretical and empirical analysis of why neutral states choose to enter an ongoing great-power war.
To overcome this, the M62 should remain at three lanes over this junction, and widen to five lanes to accommodate the M6 traffic up to Junction 11, then widened to four lanes all the way to the M60 at Barton.
(Other House members who co-signed letters to Bush reminding him that the Constitution forbids the President to unilaterally widen the war include Democrats Tammy Baldwin of Wisconsin, Peter DeFazio of Oregon, Barney Frank of Massachusetts, Jim McDermott of Washington, Cynthia McKinney of Georgia, George Miller, Lynn Woolsey, and Maxine Waters, all of California, and the independent socialist from Vermont, Bernie Sanders, among others.)
The reader will find that the original voters were white male property owners and that attempting to widen the electorate to include other groups was frequently a struggle.
At the north end of the highway, heading south, is a $57 million expansion to widen the road to four lanes for a four-kilometre stretch along what's referred to as the Trout Creek bypass.
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has retained RJN Group (Wheaton, Illinois) to perform engineering services to widen State Highway 10 (SH 10) from Bell Spur Road to Westpark Way in North Tarrant County, Texas.
'We are planning to at least start construction on Korang Bridge and an underpass at PWD stop to provide immediate relief to citizens,' CDA spokesperson Syed Safdar Ali said, adding that the authority will properly widen the expressway at a later stage.
Another report adds: Against repeated incidents of fire in the city's Kalyanpur and Paikapara areas in recent times, local residents have urged city authorities to take concrete steps to widen lanes and by-lanes to minimise casualties.
MIRPURKHAS -- Anti-encroachment drive has been launched in Mirpurkhas to widen the main Mirpurkhas Hyderabad road.
Families that are protesting against the move to widen roads to a width of 45 metres briefly stopped Public Works Department Minister V.