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- v. Present participle of strengthen.
- n. That to strengthen.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. That strengthens; giving or increasing strength.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of increasing the strength of something
- n. becoming stronger
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Whether it was the venison, which we call a strengthening victual, or whether it was the Exmoor mutton, or the keen soft air of the moorlands, anyhow the Doones increased much faster than their honesty.
He went on to stress the law's tax credits for small businesses, the fact that children can now stay on their parents' plans up to age 26, and what he called a strengthening of Medicare and a lowering of prescription drug costs.
Also I've noticed short term strengthening in current numbers.
The trustee board's vote came two weeks after Baylor and Rice University announced they had terminated merger negotiations and a week after the medical school confirmed it was in talks with Baylor University about what it called a strengthening of their relationship.
The announcement comes two weeks after the medical school and Rice University announced they had terminated merger negotiations and a week after the medical school confirmed it was in talks with former parent institution Baylor University about what it called a strengthening of their longstanding relationship.
And this is what I call the strengthening of the endowment of the regulator.
President Barack Obama on Monday set new goals for improving the U.S. public education system, drawing a link between progress in strengthening the nation's public schools and the health of the U.S. economy.
Denselow points out that Iran has used the same tactic in strengthening its alliance with Syria and that energy deals signed with Lebanon Tuesday reveal a similar strategy.
Forecasters say the storm could begin strengthening by late Tuesday, and current projections put it on a path to Haiti, where hundreds of thousands of people are living in tent camps following an earthquake in January.