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reinforceverb [T]

 us   /ˌri·ɪnˈfɔrs, -ˈfoʊrs/
to make something stronger, usually by adding more material or another piece: Building codes in California required that steel rods be used to reinforce cinder-block construction. Something that reinforces an idea or opinion provides proof or support: But let me just cite one other fact to reinforce what you’re saying. To reinforce an army is to provide it with more soldiers or weapons.
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