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augmented

Syllabification: aug·ment·ed
Pronunciation: /ˌôɡˈmentəd
 
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Definition of augmented in English:

adjective

1Having been made greater in size or value: augmented pensions for those retiring at 65
More example sentences
  • An augmented pension plan will enhance employees' retirement prospects.
  • Next, only an augmented international security presence in regional centers, plus targeted reconstruction aid that provides incentives for demobilization will bridge the security gap.
  • I noticed that stressful, anxiety-provoking events encountered during the day had a habit of cropping up in my dreams, augmented to terrible proportions by the merciless magnifying glass of the subconscious.
2 Music Denoting or containing an interval that is one semitone greater than the corresponding major or perfect interval: augmented fourths
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  • The solo instrumental part, in the treble clef, has a melody line characterised by a falling figure, often an augmented fourth.
  • And several times in the book a diminished fifth rather than an augmented fourth is called a tritone.
  • They projected the first movement with energy, with an eerie second section of pizzicati textures and augmented harmonies leading to the powerful coda.

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