Reenforcement
Reenforcement Re`["e]n*force"ment (r?`?n*f?rs"ment), n. 1. The act of re["e]nforcing, or the state of being re["e]nforced. [1913 Webster]

2. That which re["e]nforces; additional force; especially, additional troops or force to augment the strength of any army, or ships to strengthen a navy or fleet. [1913 Webster]

3. (Psychology) A reward or punishment which is given to a person or animal in order to increase the likelihood that a specific behavior will be repeated. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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