reinforcement

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reinforce +‎ -ment

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reinforcement ‎(usually uncountable, plural reinforcements)

  1. (uncountable) The act, process, or state of reinforcing or being reinforced.
  2. (countable) A thing that reinforces.
  3. (in the plural) Additional troops or materiel sent to support a military action.
  4. (uncountable, behavioral psychology) The process whereby a behavior with desirable consequences comes to be repeated.

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