Translation of fortification in Spanish:

fortification

Pronunciation: /ˌfɔːrtəfəˈkeɪʃən; ˌfɔːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃən/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (defensive works) [Military/Militar] (often plural/frecuentemente plural) fortificación (feminine)
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    • Mortars were originally developed for siege warfare to lob munitions over walls and other fortifications.
    • Improved protective designs for field fortifications and base camps have been developed for field forces.
    • Furthermore, illegal fortifications violate the DMZ virtually to the centerline.
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    • Not about to sit by idly as other categories steal their calcium franchise, dairy processors have turned to fortification to recapture share of stomach.
    • A much more realistic option is to start with soup, and if you need a little more fortification, slug some brandy into your coffee.
    • In some measure, this attitude to fortification reflected the contemporary state of military engineering art in the West and Russia.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (act of fortifying) [Military/Militar] fortificación (feminine) I could do with a little fortification [humorous/humorístico] no me vendría mal un reconstituyente [humorous/humorístico]

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