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expansive

adjective
     
ex‧pan‧sive
1 very friendly and willing to talk a lot:
Hauser was in an expansive mood.
2 very large in area, or using a lot of space:
expansive beaches
She flung her arms out in an expansive gesture.
3 including a lot of information and using a lot of words:
an expansive definition
It was written in an expansive style.
4 relating to a business or economy becoming bigger or more successful:
expansive economic policies
expansively adverb
expansiveness noun [uncountable]

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