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1. fortification

noun. ['ˌfɔrtəfəˈkeɪʃən'] defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it.

Synonyms

  • wall
  • munition
  • intrenchment
  • protective embankment
  • defilade
  • lunette
  • bunker
  • scarp
  • redoubt
  • defense
  • defence
  • breastwork
  • defensive structure
  • palisade
  • parapet
  • castle
  • rampart
  • escarp
  • dugout
  • stockade
  • bulwark
  • bastion
  • entrenchment
  • escarpment

Antonyms

  • offense
  • attack

Etymology

  • fortificatio (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Fortification

  • deinstitutionalization
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  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
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  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
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  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word fortification


1. Noun, singular or mass
The goal of fortification is to address potential nutrient deficiencies in the general population.

2. fortification

noun. ['ˌfɔrtəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the art or science of strengthening defenses.

Synonyms

  • prowess
  • art

Etymology

  • fortificatio (Latin)

3. fortification

noun. ['ˌfɔrtəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food).

Antonyms

  • question

Etymology

  • fortificatio (Latin)
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