Meaning of “amplification” in the English Dictionary

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"amplification" in British English

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amplificationnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌæm.plɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌæm.plə.fəˈkeɪ.ʃən/

Amplification makes music or other sounds louder:

electronic amplification

formal added detail:

The horror lies in the violence itself, which needs no amplification.

(Definition of “amplification” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)