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re·in·forcealso 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.
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.
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(of a material, structure, etc) strengthened or supported
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|Adj.||1.||reinforced - given added strength or support; "reinforced concrete contains steel bars or metal netting"|
strong - having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
|2.||reinforced - (used of soaps or cleaning agents) having a substance (an abrasive or filler) added to increase effectiveness; "the built liquid detergents"|
improved - made more desirable or valuable or profitable; especially made ready for use or marketing; "new houses are springing up on an improved tract of land near the river"; "an improved breed"
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reinforced[ˌriːɪnˈfɔːrst] adj [glass, concrete] → armé(e); [steel] → renforcé(e)
reinforced concrete → béton m armé
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