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TO ENLARGE. To extend; as, to enlarge a rule to plead, is to extend the time during which a defendant may plead. To enlarge, means also to set at liberty; as, the prisoner was enlarged on giving bail.

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It is also mentioned that the management of Attock Petroleum has envisioned a strategy for the Company to synergize its resources and enlarge upon its sustained progress.
The illustrations are eye-catching and very effective to both reflect and enlarge upon the poems they represent or simply decorate.
“There is currently an exciting proposal on the table, which I am not at liberty at this stage to enlarge upon, but which has great potential for developing this industry here in Bermuda,” said Crockwell to the House of Assembly.
While Avery has stuck close to the biographical details of de Lempicka's life, her method has been to enlarge upon certain events and to imaginatively reconstruct what they might have meant to the painter.
The selections recall and enlarge upon ideas proposed by the mothers of African literature: Bessie Head, Ama Ata Aidoo, and Buchi Emecheta, to name a few.
Further to this, the authors fail to enlarge upon the rather vague link of "achievement" that apparently was used by Marion to fuse the Olympic ideal with adventure sports.
In addition, the Arab League, instead of merely reaffirming its 2002 and 2007 peace plan, would do well to enlarge upon it by putting, as it were, "meat on the bones".