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Amplification - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Amplification' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Amplification [ n.]
- The act of amplifying or enlarging in dimensions; enlargement; extension.
- The enlarging of a simple statement by particularity of description, the use of epithets, etc., for rhetorical effect; diffuse narrative or description, or a dilating upon all the particulars of a subject.
- The matter by which a statement is amplified; as, the subject was presented without amplifications.

Meaning of 'Amplification' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . amplification [ n]
Meaning (1):
- addition of extra material or illustration or clarifying detail
Example in sentence:
  • a few remarks added in amplification and defense;
  • an elaboration of the sketch followed