Definitions for reenforceˌri ənˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrs
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"he reinforced the concrete"
(Psychology) To increase the likelihood that (a specific behavior) will be repeated by giving a reward or punishment to a person or animal; as, to reenforce the students' willingness to study by giving awards for good grades.
Origin: [Pref. re- + enforce: cf. F. renforcer.]
to strengthen with new force, assistance, material, or support; as, to reenforce an argument; to reenforce a garment; especially, to strengthen with additional troops, as an army or a fort, or with additional ships, as a fleet
something which reenforces or strengthens
an additional thickness of canvas, cloth, or the like, around an eyelet, buttonhole, etc
Origin: [See Reenforce, v., and cf. Ranforce, Reinforce.]
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