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Meaning of “reinforcement” in the English Dictionary

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"reinforcement" in American English

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reinforcementnoun [C/U]

us   /ˌri·ɪnˈfɔrs·mənt, -ˈfoʊrs-/
something added to provide more strength or support: [U] The dam urgently needs reinforcement.
Reinforcements are soldiers sent to join an army to make it stronger: [C] Failure to increase funds would deny reinforcements to troops already in the war zone.
Reinforcement is also a way of influencing behavior through rewards and punishments: positive/negative reinforcement
(Definition of reinforcement from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"reinforcement" in Business English

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uk   /ˌriːɪnˈfɔːsmənt/ us  
[C or U] the act of making an idea or belief stronger: The new logo serves as a visual reinforcement of the company's values.
[C, usually plural] extra people to help with work: Shops had to call in reinforcements to help with the unexpected rush of customers.
[C or U] PRODUCTION the act of making a material or structure stronger, or the thing that is added to a structure to make it stronger: This wall needs some kind of reinforcement. Titanium reinforcements were added to the structure.
(Definition of reinforcement from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “reinforcement”
in Chinese (Simplified) 增强, 加强, 巩固…
in Chinese (Traditional) 增強, 加強, 鞏固…
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