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fortification

for·ti·fi·ca·tion

fortification

 
pronunciation:
for t fih keI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a fortified place or defensive structure, such as a castle or fort.
similar words:
bastion, citadel, rampart
definition 2: the act of fortifying; strengthening.
definition 3: something that fortifies or strengthens.
similar words:
bulwark
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