Ampliative

Ampliative

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

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

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