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sprawling
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sprawl /sprɔ:l/
  • danh từ
    • sự nằm dài ra, sự nằm ườn ra; tư thế uể oải
    • sự vươn vai
    • động từ
      • nằm dài ra, nằm ườn ra
      • vươn vai
      • nguệch ngoạc (chữ viết)
      • bò lan ngổn ngang (cây)
      • (quân sự) rải (quân) ngổn ngang
    Concise Dictionary
    sprawls|sprawled|sprawlingsprɔːl
    noun
    +an aggregation or continuous network of urban communities
    +an ungainly posture with arms and legs spread about
    verb
    +sit or lie with one's limbs spread out
    +go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    v.
    1 spread (out), stretch (out), straddle, ramble, meander, wander, straggle, branch out:
    Greater Los Angeles sprawls over a huge area of some 450 square miles.
    2 spread out, stretch out, loll, lounge, slouch, slump, recline, lie about or around:
    A dozen guests were sprawled on blankets at the beach party.
    n.
    3 spread, stretch, expansion, extension:
    Some suburbs of large cities have been swallowed up in urban sprawl.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    + adjective
    [only before noun] spreading in an untidy way: a modern sprawling town + sprawling handwriting


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