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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 for·ti·fi·ca·tion /ˌfɔrtəfəˈkeʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·ti·fi·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places in order to defend them against an enemy.
 2. That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.
 Fortification agate, Scotch pebble.
 Syn: -- Fortress; citadel; bulwark. See Fortress.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built
           around a stronghold to strengthen it [syn: munition]
      2: the art or science of strengthening defenses
      3: the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment
         (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of
         vitamins to food)