Meaning of REINFORCEMENT in English

REINFORCEMENT

(~s)

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 ~s.

N-PLURAL

2.

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

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

N-VAR: oft N of n

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