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Increase in value; improvement.
Enhancement is generally used to mean an increase in the market value of property that is the result of an improvement.
The enhancement of a criminal penalty means the increase of punishment, such as by increasing a jail sentence. This type of enhancement might be affected when the criminal's motive is found to be particularly depraved.
enhancement(Exaggeration), noun elaboration, embellishment, exaggeration, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, superlative
enhancement(Increase), noun accession, advance, aggrandizement, amelioration, amendment, amplification, augmentation, betterment, boom, deepening, enlargement, enrichment, exaltation, heightening, improvement, intensification, melioration, progress, reform, renewal, revaluation, strengthening
See also: accession, additive, advance, amendment, augmentation, boom, correction, development, enlargement, hyperbole, increase, progress, reform, renewal