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augment

Saltos de línea: aug|ment

Definición de augment en inglés:

verbo

Pronunciación: /ɔːɡˈmɛnt
 
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[with object]
Make (something) greater by adding to it; increase: her secretarial work helped to augment her husband’s income
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The workers are demanding all the increase go towards augmenting their base pay and that the present two-tier sick leave system be scrapped.
  • The precision may be increased by augmenting the number of samples used.
  • The new link features an expanded shop, revenue from which has become vital to augmenting the budget of any gallery.
Sinónimos
increase, make larger, make bigger, make greater, add to, supplement, top up, build up, enlarge, expand, extend, raise, multiply, elevate, swell, inflate;
worsen, make worse, exacerbate, aggravate, inflame, compound, reinforce;
improve, make better, boost, ameliorate, enhance, upgrade
informal up, jack up, hike up, hike, bump up, crank up, step up

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /ˈɔːɡm(ə)nt
 
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Linguistics Volver al principio  
A vowel prefixed to past tenses of verbs in Greek and certain other Indo-European languages.

Origen

late Middle English: from Old French augmenter (verb), augment (noun), or late Latin augmentare, from Latin augere 'to increase'.

More
  • auction from (late 16th century):

    The way in which bids increase in an auction is embodied in the word's origin, as it comes from Latin auctio ‘an increase’, from augere ‘to increase’, also the source of augment (Late Middle English) and author.

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