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enrichment

[en-rich-muh nt] /ɛnˈrɪtʃ mənt/
noun
1.
an act of enriching.
2.
the state of being enriched.
3.
something that enriches:
the enrichments of education and travel.
Origin of enrichment
1620-1630
1620-30; enrich + -ment
Related forms
self-enrichment, noun
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  • To be equal to God, and to put forth power for His own enrichment, were for the Son very different things.

  • Spring was to bring a new and welcome source of enrichment into his life.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • "Yes, indeed," he replied, pitying more and more the starvation of mind and longing to bring to it floods of light and enrichment.

    Polly of the Circus Margaret Mayo
  • The centuries since have been a period of decoration and enrichment.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • D in Figure 99 shows the enrichment line cut to a depth which threatens the structural value of the rail.

    Industrial Arts Design William H. Varnum
Word Origin and History for enrichment
n.

1620s, from enrich + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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