Augmentation vs Additur - What's the difference?

augmentation | additur |


As nouns the difference between augmentation and additur

is that augmentation is the act or process of augmenting while additur is (legal) the augmentation by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

augmentation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act or process of augmenting.
  • (heraldry) A particular mark of honour, granted by the sovereign in consideration of some noble action, or by favour; and either quartered with the family arms, or on an escutcheon or canton.
  • (medicine) A surgical procedure to enlarge a body part, as breast augmentation.
  • (medicine) The stage of a disease during which symptoms increase or continue.
  • (music) a compositional technique where the composer lengthens the melody by multiplying the length of each note by the same number
  • References

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    additur

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) The augmentation by a judge of damages awarded by a jury.
  • See also

    * remittitur ----