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noun     /ˌfɔː.tɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌfɔːr.t̬ə-/
[C usually plural] strong walls , towers , etc. that are built to protect a place : Some of the old fortifications still exist . The fortifications of the castle were massive and impenetrable .Fortifications [U] the act of fortifying somethingBecoming and making stronger
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