Meaning of “fortified wine” in the English Dictionary

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"fortified wine" in British English

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fortified winenoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌfɔː.tɪ.faɪd ˈwaɪn/ us /ˌfɔːr.t̬ə.faɪd ˈwaɪn/

a wine that contains more alcohol than wines usually do:

Sherry and Martini are fortified wines.

(Definition of “fortified wine” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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