Definition of 'augment'
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You may augment the number of their advisers. Thinking the Unthinkable (1994)Nor is it the first time activists have harnessed technology to augment the power of the new transparency laws. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Soon, it will seem uncool and very strange not to have augmented reality. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It also tracks where the user is looking and adjusts the image, in a process known as augmented reality. The Sun (2015)POINT your camera at the sky and this will tell you where passing planes are heading using augmented reality. The Sun (2014)Although she has played a handful of solo shows already, the singer has only recently augmented her backing band to a fully amplified three-piece. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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Translations for 'augment'
British English: augment VERB
To augment something means to make it larger, stronger, or more effective by adding something to it.
While searching for a way to augment the family income, she began making dolls.
Definition of augment from the Collins English Dictionary
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