ampliation

noun am·pli·a·tion \ ˌamplēˈāshən \

Definition of ampliation

plural -s
1 archaic : enlargement, amplification
2
[Latin ampliation-, ampliatio]
: a postponement of the decision of a cause in civil law

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Origin and Etymology of ampliation

Middle French, from Late Latin ampliation-, ampliatio, from Latin, postponement of the decision of a cause, from ampliatus (past participle of ampliare to enlarge, postpone the decision of) + -ion-, -io -ion


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