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Definition of "enrichment" []

  • The act of enriching or the state of being enriched. (noun)
  • Something that enriches. (noun)
  • To increase the wealth of (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To endow with fine or desirable qualities (verb)
  • To make more beautiful; adorn; decorate (verb)
  • To improve in quality, colour, flavour, etc (verb)
  • To increase the food value of by adding nutrients (verb)
  • To make (soil) more productive, esp by adding fertilizer (verb)
  • To increase the concentration or abundance of one component or isotope in (a solution or mixture); concentrate (verb)

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Use "enrichment" in a sentence
  • "The term enrichment has become a catchword in the world of captive animal husbandry in the past few years and for many organizations, enrichment has become a new focus as more and more research reveals how critical enrichment is to the physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing of captive animals."
  • "The word "enrichment" has positive connotations that quite frankly are not supported by science."
  • "ISIS argues that among the biggest threats posed by Pyongyang's perceived advancement in uranium-enrichment is the North's historical willingness to export its nuclear technologies."