Translation of reinforcement in Spanish:

reinforcement

Pronunciation: /ˌriːɪnˈfɔːrsmənt; ˌriːɪnˈfɔːsmənt/

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable (of wall) refuerzo (masculine); (of prejudice) reafirmación (feminine), consolidación (feminine)
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    • Teachers are often unaware that they encourage inappropriate behavior through reinforcement.
    • It is essential to teach and model desired behaviours, and the benefits of positive reinforcement are well established.
    • All owners will be told how to correct the dog's behaviour and how reinforcement of good behaviour will pay more dividends than punishment.
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    • Elli tries to avoid plastics with glass-fiber reinforcement that doesn't flow easily through long, thin-wall mold features.
    • Their protruding bits of pipe suggest plumbing or wiring or structural reinforcement.
    • Stiffening and reinforcement could take the building higher, but not without adding considerable expense.
  • 4
    (reinforcements plural)
    refuerzos (masculine plural)

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