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amplify

view main entry for amplifyverb [transitive]  /ˈæmplɪˌfaɪ/ 
British English pronunciation: amplifyClick to listen to the pronunciation of amplify

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amplificationamplifications

  /ˌæmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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garbage patch

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