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re·en·force

or re-en·force  (rē′ĭn-fôrs′, -fōrs′)
v.
Variants of reinforce.

re·in·force

also re-en·force or re·en·force (rē′ĭn-fôrs′)
tr.v. re·in·forced, re·in·forc·ing, re·in·forc·es also re-en·forced or re-en·forc·ing or re-en·forc·es or re·en·forced or re·en·forc·ing or re·en·forc·es
1. To give more force or effectiveness to; strengthen: The news reinforced her hopes.
2. To strengthen (a military force) with additional personnel or equipment.
3. To strengthen by adding extra support or material.
4. To increase the number or amount of; augment.
5. Psychology
a. To reward (an experimental subject, for example) with a reinforcer subsequent to a desired response or performance.
b. To encourage (a response) by means of a reinforcer.

[re- + inforce (variant of enforce).]

re′in·force′a·ble adj.
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re-enforce

(ˌriːɪnˈfɔːs)
vb (tr)
to enforce again
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re-enforce


Past participle: re-enforced
Gerund: re-enforcing

Imperative
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re-enforce
Present
I re-enforce
you re-enforce
he/she/it re-enforces
we re-enforce
you re-enforce
they re-enforce
Preterite
I re-enforced
you re-enforced
he/she/it re-enforced
we re-enforced
you re-enforced
they re-enforced
Present Continuous
I am re-enforcing
you are re-enforcing
he/she/it is re-enforcing
we are re-enforcing
you are re-enforcing
they are re-enforcing
Present Perfect
I have re-enforced
you have re-enforced
he/she/it has re-enforced
we have re-enforced
you have re-enforced
they have re-enforced
Past Continuous
I was re-enforcing
you were re-enforcing
he/she/it was re-enforcing
we were re-enforcing
you were re-enforcing
they were re-enforcing
Past Perfect
I had re-enforced
you had re-enforced
he/she/it had re-enforced
we had re-enforced
you had re-enforced
they had re-enforced
Future
I will re-enforce
you will re-enforce
he/she/it will re-enforce
we will re-enforce
you will re-enforce
they will re-enforce
Future Perfect
I will have re-enforced
you will have re-enforced
he/she/it will have re-enforced
we will have re-enforced
you will have re-enforced
they will have re-enforced
Future Continuous
I will be re-enforcing
you will be re-enforcing
he/she/it will be re-enforcing
we will be re-enforcing
you will be re-enforcing
they will be re-enforcing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been re-enforcing
you have been re-enforcing
he/she/it has been re-enforcing
we have been re-enforcing
you have been re-enforcing
they have been re-enforcing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been re-enforcing
you will have been re-enforcing
he/she/it will have been re-enforcing
we will have been re-enforcing
you will have been re-enforcing
they will have been re-enforcing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been re-enforcing
you had been re-enforcing
he/she/it had been re-enforcing
we had been re-enforcing
you had been re-enforcing
they had been re-enforcing
Conditional
I would re-enforce
you would re-enforce
he/she/it would re-enforce
we would re-enforce
you would re-enforce
they would re-enforce
Past Conditional
I would have re-enforced
you would have re-enforced
he/she/it would have re-enforced
we would have re-enforced
you would have re-enforced
they would have re-enforced
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