Focus on the pronunciation of fortification
English definition of “fortification”
/ˌfɔr·t̬ə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/ n [U/C]
› 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.