ampliar


ampliar
v.
1 to expand.
2 to enlarge, to blow up (photography).
La máquina amplió la fotografía The machine enlarged the photograph.
3 to further, to continue (estudios).
4 to increase, to augment, to amplify, to enlarge.
Su estrategia amplía las posibilidades His strategy increases the...
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ampliar
Conjugation model [DESVIAR], like {{link=desviar}}desviar
verbo transitivo
1 to enlarge, extend
2 ARQUITECTURA to build an extension onto
3 (fotografía) to enlarge
4 (capital) to increase
5 (estudios) to further
6 (tema, idea) to develop, expand on
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verb
1) to expand, extend
2) enlarge
3) widen
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1. VT
1) [en tamaño] to extend

queremos ampliar el salón — we want to extend the living room, we want to make the living room bigger

lee mucho para ampliar su vocabulario — he reads a lot in order to extend o expand his vocabulary

se fue a Inglaterra a ampliar sus estudios — he went to England to broaden his studies

2) [en número] to increase

van a ampliar las plazas de profesor — they are going to increase the number of teaching posts

no ampliarán la plantilla — they are not going to increase o expand the headcount o the payroll

3) [+ prórroga, período] to extend

han ampliado el plazo de matrícula — they have put back the closing date for enrolment, they have extended the period for enrolment

4) (Fot) to enlarge
5) (Com) [+ empresa, compañía] to expand, grow; [+ capital] to increase

deseamos ampliar el campo de acción de la empresa — we want to extend o expand o broaden the company's area of business

6) [+ sonido] to amplify
7) [+ idea, explicación] to elaborate on
8) [+ poderes] to extend, widen
2.
See:
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verbo transitivo
a) <local/carretera> to extend; <negocio> to expand
b) <capital/plantilla> to increase
c) <conocimientos/vocabulario> to increase; <explicación> to expand (on); <campo de acción> to widen, broaden

versión ampliada y corregida — expanded and corrected version

para ampliar sus estudios — to further her studies

d) <plazo/período> to extend
e) <fotografía> to enlarge, blow up
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= augment, broaden, elaborate on, expand, extend, magnify, widen, add to, amplify, aggrandise [aggrandize, -USA].
Ex. These sources which form the basis of the intellectual selection of terms may be augmented by the machine selection of terms.
Ex. The program's purpose is to enable U.S. librarians and publishers to enrich and broaden their career experience through a short period of overseas service.
Ex. The documents cited may support and provide precedent for, illustrate or elaborate on what the author has to say.
Ex. As the quantity of knowledge expands the need to organise it becomes more pressing.
Ex. The term author is normally extended to include writers, illustrator, performers, producers, translators, and others with some intellectual or artistic responsibility for a work.
Ex. More libraries should make use of the Tieman tv-loop which enables the partially-sighted to magnify pages of printed text.
Ex. The quality of machine indexing can be enhanced by widening the indexing field.
Ex. In addition, Britain has one of the most extensive bodies of legislation in the world, which is added to daily and encrusted with myriad rules and regulations.
Ex. The director amplified: 'The personal touch would probably take some sting out of the layoff, but if I did it this way I could avoid involved discussions'.
Ex. He established Samarkand as his imperial capital in the 1360s and set about aggrandising it with plunder from his conquests.
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* ampliar el alcance de = extend + the reach of.
* ampliar el conocimiento = widen + knowledge, broaden + knowledge, deepen + understanding.
* ampliar el horario de apertura = extend + hours.
* ampliar el horizonte = broaden + perspective, widen + the scope.
* ampliar el interés = broaden + interest.
* ampliar la cobertura = broaden + coverage, broaden + the scope.
* ampliar la experiencia = extend + experience, broaden + experience.
* ampliar las fronteras de = push + the frontiers of, push + the boundaries of.
* ampliar las fronteras del conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
* ampliar los horizontes = broaden + horizons, extend + horizons, enlarge + horizons, widen + horizons, expand + Posesivo + horizons, expand + views.
* ampliar los recursos = broaden + resources.
* ampliar + Posesivo + educación = extend + Posesivo + education.
* ampliar una búsqueda = broaden + search, expand + Posesivo + search.
* ampliar una fotografía = enlarge + picture.
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verbo transitivo
a) <local/carretera> to extend; <negocio> to expand
b) <capital/plantilla> to increase
c) <conocimientos/vocabulario> to increase; <explicación> to expand (on); <campo de acción> to widen, broaden

versión ampliada y corregida — expanded and corrected version

para ampliar sus estudios — to further her studies

d) <plazo/período> to extend
e) <fotografía> to enlarge, blow up
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= augment, broaden, elaborate on, expand, extend, magnify, widen, add to, amplify, aggrandise [aggrandize, -USA].

Ex: These sources which form the basis of the intellectual selection of terms may be augmented by the machine selection of terms.

Ex: The program's purpose is to enable U.S. librarians and publishers to enrich and broaden their career experience through a short period of overseas service.
Ex: The documents cited may support and provide precedent for, illustrate or elaborate on what the author has to say.
Ex: As the quantity of knowledge expands the need to organise it becomes more pressing.
Ex: The term author is normally extended to include writers, illustrator, performers, producers, translators, and others with some intellectual or artistic responsibility for a work.
Ex: More libraries should make use of the Tieman tv-loop which enables the partially-sighted to magnify pages of printed text.
Ex: The quality of machine indexing can be enhanced by widening the indexing field.
Ex: In addition, Britain has one of the most extensive bodies of legislation in the world, which is added to daily and encrusted with myriad rules and regulations.
Ex: The director amplified: 'The personal touch would probably take some sting out of the layoff, but if I did it this way I could avoid involved discussions'.
Ex: He established Samarkand as his imperial capital in the 1360s and set about aggrandising it with plunder from his conquests.
* ampliar el alcance de = extend + the reach of.
* ampliar el conocimiento = widen + knowledge, broaden + knowledge, deepen + understanding.
* ampliar el horario de apertura = extend + hours.
* ampliar el horizonte = broaden + perspective, widen + the scope.
* ampliar el interés = broaden + interest.
* ampliar la cobertura = broaden + coverage, broaden + the scope.
* ampliar la experiencia = extend + experience, broaden + experience.
* ampliar las fronteras de = push + the frontiers of, push + the boundaries of.
* ampliar las fronteras del conocimiento = push back + the frontiers of knowledge.
* ampliar los horizontes = broaden + horizons, extend + horizons, enlarge + horizons, widen + horizons, expand + Posesivo + horizons, expand + views.
* ampliar los recursos = broaden + resources.
* ampliar + Posesivo + educación = extend + Posesivo + education.
* ampliar una búsqueda = broaden + search, expand + Posesivo + search.
* ampliar una fotografía = enlarge + picture.

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ampliar [A17 ]
vt
1 ‹local/carretera› to extend; ‹negocio› to expand
2 ‹capital/plantilla› to increase
3 ‹conocimientos/vocabulario› to increase, improve; ‹explicación› to expand (on); ‹campo de acción› to widen, broaden, extend
una versión ampliada y corregida an expanded and corrected version
para ampliar sus estudios to further her studies
quiere ampliar sus horizontes he wants to broaden his horizons
4 ‹plazo/período› to extend
5 ‹fotografía› to enlarge, blow up
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ampliar (conjugate ampliar) verbo transitivo
a)local/carreterato extend;

negocioto expand
b)capital/personalto increase

c)conocimientos/vocabularioto increase;

explicaciónto expand (on);
campo de acciónto widen, broaden;
para ampliar sus estudios to further her studies

d)plazo/períodoto extend

e)fotografíato enlarge, blow up

ampliar verbo transitivo
1 (hacer más largo un plazo) to extend
2 (hacer más grande un edificio) to enlarge
3 (extender un negocio) to expand
4 (una fotografía) to enlarge, to blow up
5 (el campo de acción) to widen: los sindicatos proponen ampliar las sanciones a los defraudadores, the unions propose greater penalties for those committing fraud
'ampliar' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
abrir
- extender
- refacción
English:
amplify
- blow up
- enlarge
- expand
- expand on
- extend
- magnify
- widen
- add
- blow
- broaden
- develop
- push
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ampliar vt
1. [negocio] to expand;
han ampliado el servicio a todo el país they have extended the service to cover the whole country;
van a ampliar el catálogo de productos they are going to expand o extend their product range;
ampliarán la plantilla del banco they are going to take on additional staff at the bank, they are going to increase staff numbers at the bank;
no quieren ampliar más la Unión Europea they don't want to enlarge the European Union any further
2. [local, vivienda] to extend;
[aeropuerto] to expand;
queremos ampliar el salón we want to make the living-room bigger
3. Econ [capital] to increase
4. [plazo] to extend
5. [fotografía] to enlarge, to blow up;
[fotocopia] to enlarge
6. [estudios] to further, to continue;
[conocimientos] to increase, to expand
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ampliar
v/t
1 plantilla increase; negocio expand; plazo, edificio extend;
ampliar estudios continue one’s education;
ampliar sus horizontes broaden one’s horizons
2 FOT enlarge, blow up
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ampliar {85} vt
1) : to expand, to extend
2) : to widen
3) : to enlarge (photographs)
4) : to elaborate on, to develop (ideas)
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ampliar vb
1. (edificio, plazo) to extend
el plazo de matrícula se ha ampliado the enrolment period has been extended
2. (negocio, mercado) to expand
3. (número, cantidad) to increase
4. (una foto) to enlarge

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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