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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 en·large·ment /ɪnˈlɑrʤmənt, ɛn-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 en·large·ment /ɪnˈlɑrʤmənt/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 En·large·ment n.
 1. The act of increasing in size or bulk, real or apparent; the state of being increased; augmentation; further extension; expansion.
 2. Expansion or extension, as of the powers of the mind; ennoblement, as of the feelings and character; as, an enlargement of views, of knowledge, of affection.
 3. A setting at large, or being set at large; release from confinement, servitude, or distress; liberty.
    Give enlargement to the swain.   --Shak.
 4. Diffusiveness of speech or writing; expatiation; a wide range of discourse or argument.
    An enlargement upon the vices and corruptions that were got into the army.   --Clarendon.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of increasing (something) in size or volume or
           quantity or scope [syn: expansion] [ant: contraction]
      2: a discussion that provides additional information [syn: expansion,
      3: a photographic print that has been enlarged [syn: blowup,