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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A military operation (often involving new supplies of men and materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the performance of its mission; Information that makes more forcible or convincing.

Usage examples (35)
  • "reenforcement," or "ready-made patches," as the infantry called them; vest, warm, snug-fitting jacket, under and over shirts, heavy overcoat, and a forage-cap.
  • Another bank failure, and so a reenforcement of the 'crisis' urgency.
  • A reenforcement, therefore, was immediately ordered to the vessels already there.
  • Most human beings suffer from reenforcement bias, and scientists frequently moreso than ordinary people. for more
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