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fortification

noun [U/C]  us   /ˌfɔr·t̬ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
the act of strengthening something, esp. in order to protect it: [U] I had a cup of tea as fortification for the afternoon’s work. A fortification is a strong building, wall, tower, etc. that is built to protect a place: [usually pl] Those towers were part of the city’s fortifications.
Translations of “fortification”
in Chinese (Traditional) 防禦工事, 強化, 設防…
in Chinese (Simplified) 防御工事, 强化, 设防…
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