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tr.v. rein·forced, rein·forcing, rein·forces
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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Thus, in Parham, the Court, though clearly concerned to reenforce traditional understandings of the parent-child relationship, did not rest its decision conclusively on those understandings.
The tuition we supply augments the education supplied by CWT Chamber Training and they reenforce what we do so together it works very well.
Commenting on the company's continuing success in the snack industry, Redpack's Steve Crow said: "The recent orders reenforce the general belief that the snacks market still offers significant year on year retail sales growth and that crisp manufacturers are moving towards fully automated production lines.
Karen McKinney's and James Kirkland's paired essays on storytelling, for example, reenforce John Lang's claim for Chappell as one of our best contemporary humorists.
The whole community has been working together to see these improvements take place and the award in Cardiff came at just the right time to reenforce our spirit of optimism.
We have to train our people to be more proficient at their job, and we must take time to reenforce what already has been taught.
Gurr's conclusion that the reduction of ethnic, religious, and other forms of discrimination has, globally considered, worked to reduce violence in ethnic conflicts has an important implication for those proponents of religious nationalism who seek to reenforce ethnocratic rule.
As the employees view the tape in the future, they may reenforce their own importance to the organization.
The upshot is an American public thoroughly disgusted by the politicization of personal sexuality and disposed to reenforce the separation of private morality from public competence.
8) In doing so, the Code has attempted to reenforce this moral model; nevertheless, it has in fact given more evidence of a regime grossly inconsistent with that notion.
banks, and also apply it to the results of previous studies to highlight the distinction between the two concepts, The findings reenforce the point that using elasticity alone to determine or approximate scale efficiency is inappropriate and can produce misleading conclusions concerning inefficiency.
This problem, deeply rooted in the society as a whole, will not be resolved by resurrecting the educational goals and standards of the recent past, which themselves reenforce rather than solve the problem.