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fortify

US [ˈfɔrtɪˌfaɪ]
UK [ˈfɔː(r)tɪfaɪ]
  • v.增强;筑防御工事;(尤指)筑城防御;增强(感觉或态度)
  • Web加强;加固;强化
Past Tense:fortified  Present Participle:fortifying  Simple Present:fortifies  
fortify
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v.
1.
~ sth (against sb/sth)
筑防御工事;(尤指)筑城防御to make a place more able to resist attack, especially by building high walls
a fortified town
设防的城镇
2.
~ sb/yourself (against sb/sth)
(在物质或精神上)加强,增强to make sb/yourself feel stronger, braver, etc.
He fortified himself against the cold with a hot drink.
他喝了一杯热饮御寒。
3.
增强(感觉或态度)to make a feeling or an attitude stronger
The news merely fortified their determination.
这消息只是增强了他们的决心。
4.
~ sth (with sth)
(加入某物)强化(食品或饮料);提高(营养价值)to increase the strength or quality of food or drink by adding sth to it
Sherry is fortified wine(= wine with extra alcohol added) .
雪利酒是添加了酒精的葡萄酒。
cereal fortified with extra vitamins
添加维生素的谷类食物

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