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English definition of “strengthen”

strengthen

verb [I/T] (BECOME POWERFUL)   /ˈstreŋk·θən, ˈstreŋ-/
to become more powerful or more difficult to break, or to make something stronger: [T] If something isn’t done to strengthen the railroad bridge, it may collapse. [I] The tone of her voice strengthened suddenly. [T] Exercise will strengthen your legs.
(Definition of strengthen verb (BECOME POWERFUL) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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