英 [ɪk'stenʃ(ə)n; ek-]
CET4 TEM4 考 研 TOEFL CET6
1. ex- "out" + tens- + -ion.
2. 含义：stretch out, lengthen.
- extension (n.)
- c. 1400, "swelling, bulging," from Latin extensionem/extentionem (nominative extensio/extentio) "a stretching out, extension," noun of action from past participle stem of extendere (see extend). In a concrete sense, "extended portion of something" (a railroad, etc.), from 1852. Telephone sense is from 1906.
- 1. After a further four-month extension of her probation period, she was sacked.
- 2. For further information, please contact 414 3925, extension 2253.
- 3. Many Filipinos see the bases as an extension of American colonial rule.
- 4. We used so many lights that we needed four extension cords.
- 5. He will appeal to the state for an extension of unemployment benefits.
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