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reinforce

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transitive verb re·in·force \ˌrē-ən-ˈfō(ə)rs, -ˈfȯ(ə)rs\

Medical Definition of reinforce

reinforced; reinforcing

  1. 1:  to strengthen by additional material or support :  make stronger <reinforced with vitamins>

  2. 2:  to stimulate (as an experimental animal or a student) by reinforcement; also :  to encourage (a response) by reinforcement

reinforceable \-ə-bəl\play adjective




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