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amplify

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amplifyam‧pli‧fy /ˈæmplɪfaɪ/ verb (amplified, amplifying, amplifies) [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 TCRto make sound louder, especially musical sound 🔊 an amplified guitar2 formal to increase the effects or strength of something 🔊 These stories only amplified her fears.3 formalEXPLAIN to explain something that you have said by giving more information about it 🔊 Would you care to amplify that remark?amplification /ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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amplifyThese points will be amplified as we proceed.It made changes on the land, and those changes will be amplified by other events as time goes on.This is not in fact all echo, but sound amplified either in intensity or Length.The Lockheed story amplifies how important top leadership is to an organization's success or failure.In complex systems a small alteration in the initial conditions can amplify into wide-ranging effects throughout the rest of the system.It should explicitly amplify policies which have been agreed as part of the business plan.Other spots are characterized by their ability to modify or amplify sound, even to the point of acoustical saturation.The reverse acoustic ceilings amplify the din to a decibel range appropriate for a wind tunnel.Critics say the Internet has amplified the problem of medical misinformation.
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Verb table
amplify
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyamplify
he, she, itamplifies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyamplified
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave amplified
he, she, ithas amplified
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad amplified
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill amplify
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have amplified
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam amplifying
he, she, itis amplifying
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you, we, theyare amplifying
Past
I, he, she, itwas amplifying
you, we, theywere amplifying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been amplifying
he, she, ithas been amplifying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been amplifying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be amplifying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been amplifying
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