Significado de “magnify” - Diccionario Inglés

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Significado de "magnify" - Diccionario Inglés

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magnifyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈmæɡ.nɪ.faɪ/ us /ˈmæɡ.nə.faɪ/

to make something look larger than it is, especially by looking at it through a lens:

Although our skin looks smooth, when magnified it is full of bumps and holes.

to make a problem bigger or more important:

The hot summer magnified the racial tensions in the community.

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

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magnifyverb [ T ]

us /ˈmæɡ·nəˌfɑɪ/

to make something look larger than it is, esp. by looking at it through a special piece of glass:

Although your skin looks smooth, when magnified you can see a lot of little bumps and holes.

fig. To magnify something is also to make it seem more important or more serious than it really is:

He always magnifies the problems and inconveniences of travel.

(Definition of “magnify” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)