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 for reenforcement
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reenforcement \Re`en*force"ment\ (r?`?n*f?rs"ment), n.
     1. The act of reenforcing, or the state of being reenforced.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. That which reenforces; additional force; especially,
        additional troops or force to augment the strength of any
        army, or ships to strengthen a navy or fleet.
        [1913 Webster]
     3. (Psychology) A reward or punishment which is given to a
        person or animal in order to increase the likelihood that
        a specific behavior will be repeated.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: information that makes more forcible or convincing; "his
           gestures provided eloquent reinforcement for his
           complaints" [syn: reinforcement, reenforcement]
      2: a military operation (often involving new supplies of men and
         materiel) to strengthen a military force or aid in the
         performance of its mission; "they called for artillery
         support" [syn: support, reinforcement, reenforcement]

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