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Aerobic exercise strengthens the heart.
The bridge will need to be strengthened.
Her objections only strengthened my resolve to open my own business.
The secretary will discuss strengthening the U.N. force.
programs aimed at strengthening local economies
The appointment of a new premier in Italy helped strengthen the lira.
The dollar continues to strengthen against the yen.
The gale continued to strengthen throughout the night.
This is the American English definition of strengthen. View British English definition of strengthen.
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