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en·hance

 (ĕn-hăns′)
tr.v. en·hanced, en·hanc·ing, en·hanc·es
To improve or augment, especially in effectiveness, value, or attractiveness: exercises that enhance cardiovascular health; spices that enhance the flavor of a sauce; renovations that enhance the neighborhood.

[Middle English enhauncen, from Anglo-Norman enhauncer, variant of Old French enhaucier, from Vulgar Latin *inaltiāre, from Late Latin inaltāre : Latin in-, causative pref.; see en-1 + Latin altus, high; see al- in Indo-European roots.]

en·hance′ment n.
en·hanc′er n.
en·hanc′ive adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.enhancement - an improvement that makes something more agreeable
improvement - the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property"

enhancement

noun improvement, strengthening, heightening, enrichment, increment, embellishment, boost, betterment, augmentation, amelioration He was concerned with the enhancement of the human condition.

enhancement

noun
Something added to another for embellishment or completion:
Translations

enhancement

[ɪnˈhɑːnsmənt] N [of beauty, attraction] → realce m, intensificación f; [of reputation] → mejora f; [of value, powers] → aumento m, incremento m

enhancement

[ɪnˈhɑːnsmənt] n
(= improvement) [quality, appearance, condition] → amélioration f
image enhancement (by computer)retouche f d'images
digital enhancement → retouche f numérique
breast enhancement → augmentation f mammaire
(FINANCE) (to pension, salary)majoration f

en·hance·ment

n. aumento de un efecto tal como el de radiaciones por oxígeno u otro elemento químico.
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Therapeutic interventions delivered by a school social worker, reverse inclusion and social skill-building activities, opportunities for daily "talk times" with adults, and even leadership-building tasks with younger children may help lead to self-esteem enhancement.
Garbanzos, founder and proprietor of DSC, is a specialist in gestalt, self-esteem enhancement and conflict resolution.
Festinger (1954) proposed that people selectively choose 'downward comparisons' in order to reap the benefits of self-esteem enhancement.
In recent years, a new self-esteem enhancement theory (SET), has been proposed (Dubois, Flay, & Fagen, 2009).
The maintenance of self-esteem leads to self-protective motives, self-enhancement processes, a variety of coping processes, and the frustration of self-esteem enhancement generates some measure of psychological distress.
All staff dealing with patients with learning disabilities should be provided with training on the impor-tance of self-esteem as well as on self-esteem enhancement interventions for patients.