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(rē′ĭn-fôrs′)
tr.v. rein·forced, rein·forcing, rein·forces
Psychology
a. To reward (an experimental subject, for example) with a reinforcer subsequent to a desired response or performance.
b. To encourage (a response) by means of a reinforcer.

re′in·force′a·ble adj.
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As if to re-enforce his company's commitment to Greater Sudbury, Ferreira announced a $375,000 donation to the Sudbury Food Bank.
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The acquisition will also re-enforce Ahlstrom's position in Spain, where it now operates out of two sales offices.