Examples from the Web for augmentation
To maintain their influence over men, they supply the diminution of beauty by an augmentation of utility.The True Benjamin Franklin|Sydney George Fisher
The sharp has gone further afield in the augmentation of his resources.Sharps and Flats|John Nevil Maskelyne
The Royal tressure had at least twice been granted as an augmentation to the arms of foreigners.
In 1796, Mr. Stracey and another gentleman came into the house with little or no augmentation of capital.
Of the multitude of honours which were showered upon the Duke of Wellington, not the least was his augmentation.
British Dictionary definitions for augmentation
Word Origin and History for augmentation
mid-15c., "act of making greater," from Old French augmentacion "increase," from Late Latin augmentationem (nominative augmentatio), noun of action from past participle stem of augmentare (see augment). Meaning "amount by which something is increased" is from 1520s. Musical sense is from 1590s.