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ampliation

[ am-plee-ey-shuhn ]
/ ˌæm pliˈeɪ ʃən /
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noun Archaic.
an enlarging or extending; amplification.
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Origin of ampliation

1500–10; <Latin ampliātiōn- (stem of ampliātiō) an extending. See ampliate, -ion
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