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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
1620-1630
1620-30; enrich + -ment
Related forms
self-enrichment, noun
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  • Joe repairs equipment in what's called the cascade-a six-hundred-mile complex of pipes which comprises the enrichment system.
  • The enrichment of homozygotes is unexpected if selection in situ is occurring here.
  • One might reasonably expect that this means of behavioral enrichment could make the zoo-going public uncomfortable.
  • Self-enrichment is more important than improving the lives of the poor.
  • The first was devoted to uranium enrichment, the second to heavy-water production, which is a step toward producing plutonium.
  • For me as zoologist and curator, it is an enrichment project with some opportunities for behavioral studies.
  • In other areas highly palatable species will be planted for animal enrichment.
  • All five zoo events will include enrichment activities with the zoo animals and their keepers.
  • Blending or hybrid learning does provide real enrichment of content and deeper communication between faculty and student.
  • Grad school is not all fun and personal enrichment for many people.
Word Origin and History for enrichment
n.

1620s, from enrich + -ment.

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