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Reenforce   Listen
verb
Reenforce, re-enforce  v. t.  
1.
To strengthen with new force, assistance, material, or support; as, to reenforce an argument; to reenforce a garment; especially, To strengthen with additional troops, as an army or a fort, or with additional ships, as a fleet. (Written also reinforce)
2.
(Psychology) To increase the likelihood that (a specific behavior) will be repeated by giving a reward or punishment to a person or animal; as, to reenforce the students' willingness to study by giving awards for good grades.






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"Reenforce" Quotes from Famous Books



... pressure would be necessary to re-enforce the somewhat lukewarm sentiment among the colonies in favor of union. A review of their several conditions at this time would show general prosperity and enjoyment of liberty, but great unlikenesses in manners and customs and private prejudices. Virginia, most important of the southern ...
— The History of the United States from 1492 to 1910, Volume 1 • Julian Hawthorne



Words linked to "Reenforce" :   mine, strengthen, beef up, fortify, line, bolster, buttress



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