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enrichment

[en-rich-muh nt]
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noun
  1. an act of enriching.
  2. the state of being enriched.
  3. something that enriches: the enrichments of education and travel.
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Origin of enrichment

First recorded in 1620–30; enrich + -ment
Related formsself-en·rich·ment, noun
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Examples from the Web for enrichment

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Historical Examples

  • 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.

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