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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
First recorded in 1620-30; enrich + -ment
Related forms
self-enrichment, noun
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  • Spring was to bring a new and welcome source of enrichment into his life.

    Gigolo Edna Ferber
  • Let all epochs and every clime contribute to the enrichment of art.

  • The centuries since have been a period of decoration and enrichment.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • No one will volunteer to work for the enrichment of your Rothschild.

    The Conquest of Bread Peter Kropotkin
  • Institutions can do little for the enrichment of rural life if personality is wanting.

    Society Henry Kalloch Rowe
Word Origin and History for enrichment
n.

1620s, from enrich + -ment.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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