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  • adj. In a version or form that has been improved or made better than some other standard form.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of enhance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. improved. Contrasted with unenhanced.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, removed from its proper position and set higher in the field: said of any bearing. Also inhanced.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. increased or intensified in value or beauty or quality

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Examples

  • Torture, with some prim modifications, continues under the euphemism "enhanced interrogation techniques".

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  • "The term enhanced interrogation technique from the beginning was designed to fuse our moral circuitry," Hayes says.

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  • The Conservatives use the term enhanced youth sentencing but as they include 14 year sentences for violent offences and life sentences for first - or second-degree murder, the Conservatives are clearly referring to the imposing of adult sentences on violent young offenders.

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  • TOM FOREMAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): The former vice president has said all along if top secret papers were made public, they would also make his case, that what he calls enhanced interrogation and others call torture was necessary to make captured terrorists talk.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2009

  • TOM FOREMAN, CNN CORRESPONDENT (voice-over): The former vice president has said all along, if top-secret papers were made public, they would also make his case that what he calls enhanced interrogation and others call torture was necessary to make captured terrorists talk.

    CNN Transcript Aug 25, 2009

  • Just minutes later, Mr. Cheney fired back in what he calls enhanced interrogation tactics.

    CNN Transcript May 21, 2009

  • Of the people detained, fewer than one-third have had any of what we call the enhanced interrogation techniques used against them.

    CNN Transcript Feb 5, 2008

  • BLITZER: He was referring to what they call enhanced interrogation techniques -- without confirming or denying that waterboarding among those so-called enhanced interrogation techniques.

    CNN Transcript Nov 5, 2007

  • That's in part because the U.S. is now using what they call enhanced separate brigades.

    CNN Transcript Nov 20, 2003

  • And the second category of initiatives comes under what I call enhanced assistance.

    Press Briefing By Sperling Herman And Daley

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