Definition of amplificatio
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LNS
amplificātiō, amplificātiōnis
amplifico
noun (f., 3rd declension)
  1. a widening
  2. An extending, enlarging, increasing
  3. an exaggerated description of an object, an amplification
Abbreviations
amplificātio, ōnis, f. amplifico, a widening; hence, An extending, enlarging, increasing (perh. only in Cic.): pecuniae, Cic. Div. 2, 14, 33: rei familiaris, id. Off. 1, 8, 25.

—Trop.: honoris et gloriae, Cic. Off. 2, 12, 42.

— In rhet. t. t., an exaggerated description of an object, an amplification, Auct. ad Her. 2, 30; Cic. Part. Or. 15; Quint. 2, 5, 9; 5, 10, 99; v. amplifico, II.
 
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