Meaning of REINFORCEMENT in English

REINFORCEMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ ri:ɪnfɔ:(r)smənt ]

( reinforcements)

1.

Reinforcements are soldiers or policemen who are sent to join an army or group of police in order to make it stronger.

...the despatch of police and troop reinforcements.

N-PLURAL

2.

The reinforcement of something is the process of making it stronger.

I am sure that this meeting will contribute to the reinforcement of peace and security all over the world...

N-VAR : oft N of n

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