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A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
Edmund Barton

Meaning of "extension" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EXTENSION

From Late Latin extensiō a stretching out.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EXTENSION

extension  [ɪkˈstɛnʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXTENSION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Extension is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EXTENSION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of extension in the English dictionary

The first definition of extension in the dictionary is the act of extending or the condition of being extended. Other definition of extension is something that can be extended or that extends another object. Extension is also the length, range, etc, over which something is extended; extent.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXTENSION


abstention
əbˈstɛnʃən
attention
əˈtɛnʃən
contention
kənˈtɛnʃən
detention
dɪˈtɛnʃən
distension
dɪsˈtɛnʃən
hyperextension
ˌhaɪpərɪkˈstɛnʃən
hypertension
ˌhaɪpəˈtɛnʃən
hypotension
ˌhaɪpəʊˈtɛnʃən
intension
ɪnˈtɛnʃən
intention
ɪnˈtɛnʃən
irretention
ɪrɪˈtɛnʃən
mention
ˈmɛnʃən
normotension
ˈnɔːməʊˌtɛnʃən
overattention
ˌəʊvərəˈtɛnʃən
overextension
ˌəʊvərɪkˈstɛnʃən
pretension
prɪˈtɛnʃən
protension
prəʊˈtɛnʃən
retention
rɪˈtɛnʃən
sustention
səˈstɛnʃən
tension
ˈtɛnʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXTENSION

extensibility
extensible
extensibleness
extensification
extensile
extensimeter
extension cable
extension cord
extension courses
extension ladder
extension lead
extension light
extension ring
extension tube
extensional
extensionalism
extensionality
extensionally
extensionist
extensity

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXTENSION

air suspension
apprehension
ascension
coefficient of expansion
commission
comprehension
declension
dimension
en pension
Executive Mansion
expansion
file extension
hair extension
independent suspension
mansion
pension
reading comprehension
recension
retirement pension
surface tension
thermal expansion

Synonyms and antonyms of extension in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXTENSION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «extension» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of extension

Translation of «extension» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXTENSION

Find out the translation of extension to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of extension from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «extension» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

扩充
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ampliación
570 millions of speakers

English

extension
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विस्तार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اِمْتِداد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пристройка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

extensão
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রসার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

extension
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lanjutan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Anbau
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

増築
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

연장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Extension
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phòng cơi nới
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீட்டிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विस्तार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uzantı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ampliamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozszerzenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

розширення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

prelungire
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προέκταση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitbreiding
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förlängning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

utvidelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of extension

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXTENSION»

The term «extension» is very widely used and occupies the 3.896 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXTENSION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about extension

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10 QUOTES WITH «EXTENSION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word extension.
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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
As a parent, I have a job as a role model to my children, and by extension, to other young people.
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Edward Albee
Your source material is the people you know, not those you don't know, but every character is an extension of the author's own personality.
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Alessandra Ambrosio
I've been a fashion model for 15 years and designing is just an extension of my career. I still plan on modeling lingerie, but at the same time this is a business transition that I plan to have around for a long time.
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Tadao Ando
My hand is the extension of the thinking process - the creative process.
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John Perry Barlow
Any powerful technology has sauce for the goose and the gander... It's just an extension of humanity.
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Edmund Barton
A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested.
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Bob Beamon
My participation in the Art of the Olympians is a natural extension of my athletic career. I find creating a piece of art in many respects mirrors my long jumping efforts illustrating that hard work and inspiration will always be the foundation for success.
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Anthony Bourdain
Food is everything we are. It's an extension of nationalist feeling, ethnic feeling, your personal history, your province, your region, your tribe, your grandma. It's inseparable from those from the get-go.
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Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
The centuries last passed have also given the taste important extension; the discovery of sugar, and its different preparations, of alcoholic liquors, of wine, ices, vanilla, tea and coffee, have given us flavors hitherto unknown.
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James Broughton
My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXTENSION»

Discover the use of extension in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to extension and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Communication in Extension: A Teaching and Learning Guide
Communication in extension plays an important role in technology transfer, whereas many field extension workers are poorly trained in this particular area as well as in the development of educational materials.
Harry A. Carey, 1999
2
Agricultural Extension: The Kenya Experience : an Impact ...
The costs appear to be high and the impact on agricultural production low. This volume evaluates the impact of the system based on a credible body of empirical evidence.
Madhur Gautam, 2000
3
Supersizing the Mind : Embodiment, Action, and Cognitive ...
When historian Charles Weiner found pages of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman's notes, he saw it as a "record" of Feynman's work. Feynman himself, however, insisted that the notes were not a record but the work itself.
Andy Clark, 2008
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"The Gates Unbarred": A History of University Extension at ...
The Gates Unbarred traces the evolution of University Extension at Harvard from the Lyceum movement in Boston to its creation by the newly appointed president A. Lawrence Lowell in 1910.
Michael Shinagel, 2009
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TYPO3 Extension Development
Developer's guide to creating feature rich extensions using the TYPO3 API
Dmitry Dulepov, 2008
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Textbook Of Agricultural Extension Management
The Present Book Deals With All The Important Dimensions Of Agricultural Management Management Process In Development Organizations, Development Programmes, Human Resource Planning, Management Techniques And Tools, Management Of Information ...
C. Karthikeyan, R. Sendikumar And D. Jaganathan, 2007
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The Extension of the Franchise, 1832-1931
A study of the period 1832 to 1931 and the extension of the franchise.
Bob Whitfield, 2001
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Understanding Extension Education
The book closely follows the syllabus prescribed by the universities in extension education and home science.
Maimun Nisha, 2006
9
Agricultural Extension and Research: Achievements and ...
Environmentally Sustainable Development Studies and Monograph Series No. 17.
Dennis Purcell, Jock R. Anderson, 1997
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Public and Private Agricultural Extension: Beyond ...
World Bank Discussion Paper 236.
Dina Umali-Deininger, Lisa A. Schwartz, 1994

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXTENSION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term extension is used in the context of the following news items.
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John Kerry confirms extension of Iran talks: 'We will not be rushed …
John Kerry talks to journalists in front of Palais Coburg, the hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna. Photograph: ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Trail Blazers Sign Damian Lillard to Contract Extension
The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Damian Lillard to a contract extension, bringing the two-time NBA All-Star under contract through the 2020-21 ... «Trailblazers.com, Jul 15»
3
St. Tammany School Board inks superintendent to contract extension
St. Tammany Schools Superintendent Trey Folse, pictured in this file photo, received a contract extension from the School Board Thursday, July ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
4
This Chrome Extension Blocks out All Presidential Campaign News
The extension can be adapted specifically by the user for filtering out news on a certain candidate or restricting coverage until a closer date to ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
5
Matthew Wright opposes neighbour's extension because people …
Television presenter Matthew Wright has opposed his next door neighbour's plans to build a roof extension - saying people already 'stare at his ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
6
Hayford signs extension
After 10 seasons at nearby Whitworth and another four at Eastern Washington University, Eagle head men's basketball coach Jim Hayford isn't ... «KXLY Spokane, Jul 15»
7
Valley Metro tests light rail extension with water bottles
Valley Metro hopes to open the Central Mesa light rail extension in August, but before that happens the new line needs to be tested, and that is ... «FOX 10 News Phoenix, Jul 15»
8
Ravens, Sam Koch agree on five-year extension
The team announced Thursday that they have reached agreement on a five-year extension with Koch, who was entering the final year of his ... «NBCSports.com, Jul 15»
9
The right-to-buy extension will run at a loss in most of the country
The extension of right to buy to include housing association tenants is proving to be deceptively complicated. Housing association tenants will ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
10
Source: MLK extension will not be tolled
10 On Your Side's Andy Fox has learned from a well-placed source that tolls for the MLK Extension freeway in Portsmouth will be killed. «WAVY-TV, Jul 15»

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