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magnify

verb /ˈmӕɡnifai/ ( past tense, past participle magnified)
to cause to appear greater
aumentar, ampliar, magnificar
A telescope is a device used to magnify distant objects The media attention magnified the actor’s troubles.
magnification /-fi-/ noun the act of magnifying (something).
magnificación
the power of magnifying
ampliación, aumento
the magnification of a pair of binoculars.
the extent to which something (eg a photograph) has been magnified
ampliación
The magnification is ten times (10 ).
magnifying glass noun a piece of glass with curved surfaces that makes an object looked at through it appear larger
lupa
This print is so small that I need a magnifying-glass to read it.
(Definition of magnify from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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