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span1

span1

 
 
pronunciation:
spaen
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part of speech: verb
inflections: spanned, spanning, spans
definition: to stretch or reach over or across.
The bridge spans the river.Her life spanned eighty years.
 
similar words:
extend over, reach over, stretch over
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