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fortify (someone or something) against (something)

To strengthen or support someone or something, in order to improve chances of success against someone or something else. We need to fortify our bunker against enemy troops. I take vitamins to fortify my immune system against germs.
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fortify (someone or something) against (something) with (something)

To use something in particular to strengthen or support someone or something against someone or something else. We need to fortify our bunker against the advancing enemy troops with more snipers. I fortify my immune system against germs with vitamins.
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fortify (someone or something) with (something)

To use something in particular to strengthen or support someone or something. The enemy troops are advancing, so we need to fortify our bunker with more snipers. I fortify my immune system with vitamins.
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fortify (someone or an animal) (against something) (with something)

to strengthen someone or an animal against something with something. I'll need a cup of hot chocolate to fortify me against the storm. We have to fortify the dogs against the cold with extra food.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Fortified energy bar such as plain energy bar, flavored energy bar, and others, are consumed by many consumers as it helps in enhancing digestive system, strengthens the defense systems of the body which are faced by many consumers now-a-days, hence consumers are trying to find natural remedies for health problems.
"We are proud that two of Gulf State Park's new enhancements, the Interpretive Center and The Lodge, are the first buildings in the world to receive designations as FORTIFIED Commercial structures," said Chris Blankenship, commissioner, Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.
However for this to occur, all products would need to be fortified in compliance with the fortification standard.
Sensory evaluation of breads fortified with skim milk and egg shell and oyster shell powders is presented in Table 4.
Both thiobarbituric acid (TBA) and peroxide values were the highest in the yogurt and pasteurized milk fortified with ferrous sulfate microencapsulate.
More recently, as Hurricane Matthew made its way up the Atlantic coast last month, Rochman was again looking for positive proof that homes built to Fortified Home standards--which now include those for retrofitting existing structures in addition to the original new-construction standards--would withstand all storm elements.
Independent research sponsored by the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research (ACIIR) at the University of Alabama examined the effect of IBHS Fortified Home designations on home values in Mobile and Baldwin counties, finding that a) switching from a conventional construction standard to a Fortified designation increases the value of a home by nearly 7 percent holding all other variables constant; and, b) Fortified-grade properties or retrofitting a home to meet Fortified standards is an economically sound investment.
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The versatility of Pro-Mask[TM] was demonstrated in a variety of great tasting applications including ready-to-drink beverages fortified with whey and soy protein, whey protein fortified cookies, and milk protein fortified ice cream.
The new VitaD Fortified Illuminating DUO combines Skin Authority's VitaD Fortified Topical Elixir to brighten and strengthen the skin with its VitaD Fortified Whole Food Spice Powder, a whole food powder to sprinkle on your food throughout the day to replenish the body's internal Vitamin D levels.
Global consumer spending on EPA/DHA omega 3 fortified products will jump from $25.4 billion in 2011 to $34.7 billion in 2016, for a compound annual growth rate of 6.4%, according to a new report from Packaged Facts titled "The Global Market for EPA/DHA Omega-3 Products." By geographic region, North America currently accounts for 43% of these consumer sales, but Asia-Pacific is projected to jump to a close-second-place by 2016.
Snack bars fortified with DHASCO-S oil also delivered equivalent amounts of DHA on a DHA dose basis.
Some food products are fortified with vitamin D, and food manufacturers usually use vitamin D2 for this purpose.