Augmentative - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɔːɡˈmentətɪv|  American pronunciation of the word augmentative
Brit.  |ɔːɡˈmɛntətɪv|  British pronunciation of the word augmentative

adjective

- increasing or having the power to increase especially in size or amount or degree

'up' is an augmentative word in 'hurry up'

- intensifying by augmentation and enhancement (syn: enhancive)

Examples

'up' is an augmentative word in 'hurry up'

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