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UK [ɪkˈstenʃ(ə)n] / US noun
Word forms "extension":
singular extension plural extensions
1)
a) [countable] an extra room or rooms added to a building

We are building an extension on the back of our house.

extension to:

He has applied for permission to build a single-storey extension to his house.

b) a part of a road or railway line added to the existing one

a proposed motorway extension

2) [countable] a telephone line that is one of several lines coming from a main line

What's your extension?

I'm on extension 334.

a new extension number

3) [countable] extra time that you are given to finish a piece of work, especially at college or university
extension on:

I'm going to ask for an extension on this essay.

a) extra time that you are given to pay money that you owe
extension on:

Will the bank give you an extension on the loan?

b) extra time that you are given to use a particular legal document or right

a visa extension

extension to:

Brady wants a two-year extension to his contract.

c) extra time that a shop, business, or bar is allowed to stay open

There was a bar extension until midnight.

extension to:

Local shops have been granted an extension to opening hours.

4)
a) [countable] something that you add to a long thin object to make it able to reach somewhere

This lead isn't long enough – do you have an extension?

b) extensions
[plural] long pieces of artificial hair that can be fastened to someone's hair to make it look longer
5) [countable] something that develops from a particular custom, activity, idea etc
extension of:

Business entertainment seems a natural extension of Japan's gift-giving culture.

He sees local history as an extension of family history.

6) [uncountable] formal the action of stretching part of your body

His leg was now capable of full extension.

7) [singular/uncountable] an increase in the power of something
extension of:

the further extension of state control

8) [countable] computing the last part of the name of a computer file. For example, "exe" and "doc" are extensions.
9) [uncountable] in the UK, a system in which students can take courses at a university without being full-time students

courses provided through university extension


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  • Extension — (zu lat. extendere ‚ausdehnen, ausweiten‘, bzw. Lehnwort aus dem engl., dann [ɪkˈstɛnʃən]) steht für: engl. hair extension, eine künstliche Haarverlängerung die Streckung eines Gelenkes (z. B. die Aufrichtung der Wirbelsäule), siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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