Definition of augmented in English:

augmented

Syllabification: aug·ment·ed
Pronunciation: /ôgˈmentid
 
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adjective

  • 1Having been made greater in size or value: augmented pensions for those retiring at 65
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    • 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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