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Definition of 'reinforcement'

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We were informed that we were the first reinforcements to arrive from the wrong end. Times, Sunday Times (2017)That deserves at least some positive reinforcement. The Sun (2010)He is also thought to be considering defensive reinforcements. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Further reinforcements are likely to be drafted in on carnival weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both were shot dead when police reinforcements arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Taming one rests entirely on positive reinforcement. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But government officials insisted that fighting was continuing and further reinforcements had been sent in. The Sun (2015)One way to show sincerity is to make your positive reinforcement as specific as possible. Christianity Today (2000)The army sent reinforcements to search for the second and he was found unharmed hiding in a garden. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There he dug in for the winter and improved the castle defences before waiting for reinforcements to arrive. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They said that commanders had failed to send reinforcements for four hours when the reconnaissance patrol was pinned down. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He switched companies so he could join reinforcements for the Afghan elections. The Sun (2009)Whether the rebels could take Tripoli without huge reinforcements and protected supply lines is equally doubtful. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Most obviously, they require reinforcements at centre half and up front. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If troop reinforcements would make the task easier, send them. Times, Sunday Times (2009)First, he argues that learning does not always require direct reinforcement. Bee, Helen The Developing Child (7th edn.) (1995)They appealed to Kiev to send reinforcements. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The question of sending reinforcements was discussed during a Cabinet committee meeting this week. Times, Sunday Times (2009)While the rescue was in progress, further reinforcements headed southwards. Richard Holmes Dusty Warriors: Modern Soldiers at War (2006)They claimed that he could have stopped the demonstration by deploying police reinforcements, but instead allowed it go ahead. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Thousands of Afghan troop reinforcements were despatched from Kabul this week and the battle is still going on. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Synonyms of 'reinforcement'

reserves, support, auxiliaries, additional or fresh troops

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Translations for 'reinforcement'

British English: reinforcement NOUN
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.

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