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fortify
Inglés americano: /ˈfɔrdəˌfaɪ/
Inglés británico: /ˈfɔːtɪfʌɪ/

Traducción de fortify en español:

transitive verb -fies, -fying, -fied

  • 1 (Military)
    (town/building)
    fortificar
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • He immediately set up a defensive perimeter and fortified his area.
    • I came in from the sides like a well drilled eighteenth century army attacking some fortified town in the Low Countries.
    • Achieving both can fortify a region militarily and put its economy on par with the world's best.
  • 2 (strengthen)
    (person/determination)
    fortalecer
    fortificar
    (argument)
    reforzar
    she had a snack to fortify her
    comió algo para recuperar fuerzas
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Teaching involved so much giving out, and the painting returned to Bill a strength that fortified him for his teaching.
    • This power surged from his heart and dispersed to every cell in his body: it fortified him by strengthening his stamina, and increasing his reflexes.
    • After this brief meeting, we were fortified with some basic knowledge about our surroundings, and we were able to forge ahead to explore on our own.
  • 3 3.1 fortified wine
    vino (masculine) fortificado
    3.2
    (food/drink)
    enriquecer
    fortified with vitamins
    enriquecido con vitaminas
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Because many American foods are fortified with vitamin A, deficiency is very rare in individuals who do not have certain chronic intestinal illnesses.
    • The body more readily absorbs folic acid from vitamin supplements and fortified foods than folate from food.
    • Margarine is fortified with added vitamins A and D to bring their levels up to those naturally present in butter.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Depending on the style of the wine, sherry is fortified with grape spirit known as aguardiente to between 15.5 and 22 per cent.
    • The family of sweet fortified wines include Port, Madeira, Malmsey, Vermouth and Muscat de Beaumes de Venise.
    • Spirit or fortified wine is heated gently (in a ladle or small pan) until the alcohol it contains begins to vaporize, then ignited, poured over the food, and allowed to burn.

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