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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.


(Exaggeration), noun elaboration, embellishment, exaggeration, hyperbole, magnification, overstatement, superlative


(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
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28 site enhancements in the Augusta area, and a new site in nearby Aiken, SC (provides additional coverage along Hwy 278 and Hwy 302)
Columbus, GA (multiple site enhancements, including those to provide coverage along US 80 near Ladonia between Phenix City and Crawford.
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Focus Enhancements demonstrated its world-ready UWB solution, including operation at both the lower WiMedia bands and the higher frequency bands at near 6 Gigahertz (GHz) expected by European UWB regulations.

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