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Ampliative (from Latin ampliare, "to enlarge"), a term used mainly in logic, meaning "extending" or "adding to that which is already known".[1]

In Norman law, an "ampliation" was a postponement of a sentence in order to obtain further evidence.[1]

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  1. ^ a b  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Ampliative". Encyclopædia Britannica. 1 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 893.