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enhanceverb [T]

 us   /ɪnˈhæns/
to ​improve the ​quality, ​amount, or ​strength of something: The marinade enhances the ​flavor of the ​fish. The ​county took ​steps to enhance ​waterquality.
enhancement
noun [C/U]  us   /ɪnˈhæns·mənt/
[C] The new ​system is a ​major enhancement in ​security. [U] Enhancement of ​localtransportation is a ​priority.
(Definition of enhance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"enhance" in British English

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enhanceverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈhɑːns/  us   /-ˈhæns/
C1 to ​improve the ​quality, ​amount, or ​strength of something: These ​scandals will not enhance the organization's ​reputation.

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enhancement
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-mənt/
-enhancing
suffix uk   us   /-ɪŋ/
Several ​athletestestedpositive for ​illegal performance-enhancing ​drugs.
(Definition of enhance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"enhance" in Business English

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enhanceverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈhɑːns/
to ​improve the ​quality, ​amount, or ​value of something: The ​convention is an ​opportunity to enhance your ​businessknowledge and polish your ​networkingskills. He believes that ​organizationaleffectiveness is enhanced by ​fair and ​ethicalmanagement. High ​productivitylowerscosts and enhances ​value.
(Definition of enhance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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