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ENLARGING. Extending or making more comprehensive; as an enlarging statute, which is one extending the common law.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The committee decided that instead of enlarging the warning to 85pc, it will be enlarged from 40pc to 50pc but that decision could also not be implemented in two years.
Caption: Pediatrics Plus is enlarging its Conway facility by 22,000 SF and plans to add 10 jobs.
Two enlarging techniques (suspend and display and delay and display) were developed, and the programs were loaded into the cell phone.
Architectural opportunities include opening and brightening a kitchen, enlarging and modernizing a bathroom, adding storage or designing a home office space.
In the mid-1990s, he and Jared Diamond of the University of California, Los Angeles described the python as having to "pay before pumping" because they noticed it had to invest in enlarging its heart and digestive organs before getting the benefits of digestion.
(1) They usually present as painless, enlarging masses without signs or symptoms of infection.
Enlarging something does mean being committed to it.
Greenlandic fishery and fish products refinery Royal Greenland has said that it has not yet made a decision on whether it will be enlarging the factory in Narsaq.