strengthening


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strength·en

 (strĕngk′thən, strĕng′-, strĕn′-)
v. strength·ened, strength·en·ing, strength·ens
v.tr.
To make strong or increase the strength of.
v.intr.
To become strong or stronger.

strength′en·er n.

strengthening

(ˈstrɛŋθənɪŋ)
n
1. the reinforcing (of something)
2. the consolidation (of something)
adj
3. intended or helping to improve and make something stronger
4. (Economics) economics becoming more valuable or more productive
5. (of winds) becoming stronger
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strengthening - becoming strongerstrengthening - becoming stronger      
transformation, transmutation, shift - a qualitative change
weakening - becoming weaker
2.strengthening - the act of increasing the strength of something
step-up, increase - the act of increasing something; "he gave me an increase in salary"
concentration - strengthening the concentration (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing diluting material
weakening - the act of reducing the strength of something
Translations

strengthening

[ˈstreŋθənɪŋ]
A. ADJ (physically) → fortificante, tonificante
strengthening exercisesejercicios mpl fortificantes or tonificantes
this may have a strengthening effect on the economypuede que esto tenga un efecto fortificante en la economía
B. N
1. [of arm, back, muscles] → fortalecimiento m
2. (fig) [of currency, stock market] → fortalecimiento m, consolidación f; [of prices] → afianzamiento m

strengthening

[ˈstrɛŋθnɪŋ] n (of structure) → rinforzo; (of economy, currency) → consolidamento; (of desire, determination) → rafforzamento
References in classic literature ?
--Or else should there perhaps Something strengthening, heart-strengthening, Here most proper be?
We helped her mind slowly by this simple means, we took her out between us to walk on fine days, in a quiet old City square near at hand, where there was nothing to confuse or alarm her--we spared a few pounds from the fund at the banker's to get her wine, and the delicate strengthening food that she required--we amused her in the evenings with children's games at cards, with scrap- books full of prints which I borrowed from the engraver who employed me--by these, and other trifling attentions like them, we composed her and steadied her, and hoped all things, as cheerfully as we could from time and care, and love that never neglected and never despaired of her.
I owed it to Laura's interests not to stake her whole future on my own unaided exertions, so long as there was the faintest prospect of strengthening our position by obtaining reliable assistance of any kind.
For my own part, I find it best to assume that a good sound scolding or castigation has some latent and strengthening influence on my Grandson's Configuration; though I own that I have no grounds for thinking so.
He has an impression that his nose is bleeding, and several times draws the back of his hand across it, and looks for the result, in a pugilistic manner, greatly strengthening that incongruous resemblance.
The reader, if he considers that this fellow was already obnoxious to Mr Western, and if he considers farther the weighty business by which that gentleman's displeasure had been incurred, will perhaps condemn this as a foolish and desperate undertaking; but if he should totally condemn young Jones on that account, he will greatly applaud him for strengthening himself with all imaginable interest on so arduous an occasion.
Mayor of GoraA3/4de Muhamed Ramovic and President of the Union for Sustainable Return and Integration in Bosnia and Herzegovina Mirhunisa Zukic signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on joint implementation of economic development projects within the framework of sustainable return, as well as finding opportunities for the implementation of projects of development and strengthening of rural (agro) tourism.
In turn, Alimammad Nuriyev, Head of "Constitution" Research Fund, noted that the engagement of the civil society is primarily necessary for strengthening the development of small and medium-sized enterprises in Azerbaijan.
1 / 5 The exhibition included a panel discussion on the values of tolerance and its role in strengthening relations between all human communities.
He also emphasized that regular exchange of bilateral delegations is essential for strengthening people-to-people contacts and forging strong political and economic linkages.
'PTI's dynamic leadership and government making all out efforts to further strengthening the bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries', he said.
The Central Bank said the Rupee has been strengthening against the US dollar.The selling price of a US dollar which was Rs.184.69 on December 31, 2018 had dropped to Rs.

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