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aug•men•ta•tion



Pronunciation: (ôg"men-tā'shun), [key]
n.
1. the act of augmenting; state of being augmented.
2. that by which anything is augmented.
3. Music.modification of a theme by increasing the time value of all its notes.
4. Heraldry.an addition to a coat of arms granted to a person by a sovereign power in recognition of a notable action.

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