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aug·ment • v. / ôgˈment/ [tr.] make (something) greater by adding to it; increase: he augmented his summer income by painting houses. • n. / ˈôgˌment; -mənt/ Linguistics a vowel prefixed to past tenses of verbs in Greek and other Indo-European languages.

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augment sb. XV. — (O)F. augment or late L. augmentum, f. augēre increase; see -MENT.
So augment vb. XIV. — (O)F. augmenter or late L. augmentāre. augmentation XIV. augmentative XVI.

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