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extend

(programming)
To add features to a program, especially through the use of hooks.

"Extend" is very often used in the phrase "extend the functionality of a program."

Plug-ins are one form of extension.
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BoS is seeking investors' consent for the implementation of a 12-month extendible maturity (soft bullet) for the two remaining covered bonds series with hard-bullet maturities, constituting 50% of the outstanding covered bonds balance.
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(TSX:TCW), an international pressure pumping company, has signed a new USD450m, four-year extendible revolving credit facility.
Hydraulic draw-works, two-speed load line and extendible counterweight are carried over from its predecessor, the 561N.