American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The act of enriching or the state of being enriched.
- n. Something that enriches.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of enriching. The act of making rich; augmentation of wealth.
- n. Fertilization, as of the soil; a making productive.
- n. Improvement by the abundant supply of what is useful or desirable.
- n. The garnishing of any object with rich ornaments, or with elaborate decorative motives: as, the enrichment of a bookbinding, or of a stole; also, the ornamentation itself: as, ornamented with a brass enrichment.
- n. the act of enriching or something enriched
- n. the process of making enriched uranium
- n. the addition of sugar to grape juice used to make wine; chaptalization
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of making rich, or that which enriches; increase of value by improvements, embellishment, etc.; decoration; embellishment.
- n. a gift that significantly increases the recipient's wealth
- n. act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding
- enrich + -ment (Wiktionary)
“The term enrichment has become a catchword in the world of captive animal husbandry in the past few years and for many organizations, enrichment has become a new focus as more and more research reveals how critical enrichment is to the physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of captive animals.”
“The word "enrichment" has positive connotations that quite frankly are not supported by science.”
“ISIS argues that among the biggest threats posed by Pyongyang's perceived advancement in uranium-enrichment is the North's historical willingness to export its nuclear technologies.”
“The new site of uranium enrichment is nothing but a diversion from the real site, simultaneously all this new Iran-US approach is another diversion from the fragile Political situation of the current Government, and the US is helping them by collaborating on such talks.”
“The word enrichment has to be clear and to the point without referring to any abstract phrases as peaceful nuclear energy.”
“This is a presidency that has been wholly unwilling to restrain the drive toward short-term enrichment for themselves and their cronies in behalf of earth's stressed and imperiled biosphere.”
“The cost of uranium enrichment is subsidized by the U.S. government.”
“While saying that he wanted to remain open to innovation, Mr. Jones added, "We need to ensure that innovative transactions are not a strategy to drain value away from policyholders only to provide short-term enrichment to shareholders and investment bankers.”
“Orszag's trading the continued short-term enrichment of the well-to-do for the opportunity to raise taxes on the middle class.”
“GO term enrichment analysis provided insight into the CIPs involved in MV treatment.”
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Terms used in the EU's Common Agricultural Policy referring to policy issues in the wine sector.
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