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reinforcement

re·in·force·ment

reinforcement

pronunciation:
ri ihn fors mnt
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or process of reinforcing.
definition 2: the state or condition of being reinforced.
definition 3: something that strengthens, reinforces, or supports.
similar words:
brace
definition 4: (often pl.) additions of personnel or material to a military force.