ampliate

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EtymologyEdit

Latin ampliatus, past participle of ampliare ‎(to make wider).

AdjectiveEdit

ampliate ‎(comparative more ampliate, superlative most ampliate)

  1. (zoology) Having the outer edge prominent; said of the wings of insects.

VerbEdit

ampliate ‎(third-person singular simple present ampliates, present participle ampliating, simple past and past participle ampliated)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To enlarge.
    • Udall
      To maintain and ampliate the external possessions of your empire.

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