augmentation augmentation  /ˌɑɡ mɛn ˈteɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the amount by which something increases
  2. (n) the statement of a theme in notes of greater duration (usually twice the length of the original)
  3. (n) the act of augmenting

Usage(s):

  1. At the gleaming Bumrungrad Hospital, well-heeled foreigners pay around $6,000 for the works, including breast augmentation and Adam's apple shaving.
  2. But elaborate procedures that require patients to go under the knife liposuction, breast augmentation, nose jobs are becoming less popular.
  3. One had a breast augmentation; another, surgery on his eyes, chin and neck; another had liposuction and a fat transfer; and two, liposuction and tummy tuck.

News

  1. MEDICAL SCHOOL: $15 million in budget package

    Budget writers take out augmentation and earmark $15 million of UC’s additional $125 million to the UC Riverside school
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Press-Enterprise

  2. Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeons Comment on Recent Breast Augmentation Study

    La Peer plastic surgeons comment on findings of a new study: 98 percent of women who undergo breast augmentation surgery are happy with their results. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10810370.htm
    on June 10, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Orange County Breast Augmentation Interactive Software Announced by Cruise Plastic Surgery

    A new breast augmentation consultation tool is now available at Cruise Plastic Surgery. Cruise Plastic Surgery is a leading Orange County breast augmentation center. (PRWeb June 06, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/Orange-County/Breast-Augmentation/prweb10797549.htm
    on June 6, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Significant augmentation in the strength of the paramilitary forces is being done. This calls for more investment in creating the necessary infrastructure," Mukherjee said.
    on Jul 6, 2009 By: Pranab Mukherjee Source: Reuters India

  2. "Breast augmentation, one of the most popular procedures we do here in Hollywood, can have a risk of infection, bleeding, all kinds of things that can go wrong, but luckily, the risks are low," says Dr. Robert Rey of "Dr. 90210."
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Dr Robert Rey Source: TheShowBuzz

  3. "The emergency financing would be provided as an augmentation to the existing IMF-supported arrangement with Haiti," IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said, adding the funding had to first be approved by the IMF board.
    on Jan 14, 2010 By: Dominique Strauss-Kahn Source: Reuters

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