enhance collocations and examples

 UK /ɪnˈhɑːns/

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improve something


Adverbs frequently used with enhance
very much: considerably, dramatically, enormously, greatly, immeasurably, significantly, substantially, vastlyThis is an important development which will greatly enhance trade links across Europe.in a particular way: artificially, chemically, digitally, genetically, nutritionally, surgicallyWe have the professional expertise to digitally enhance photos.

Usage note

Enhance is often passive in these combinations: They believe genetically enhanced crops will help poor farmers in developing countries.


Nouns frequently used as the object of enhance
reputation or appeal: attractiveness, credibility, employability, prospects, reputationAn award can influence the sales of a book, and enhance the reputation of the author.effectiveness: competitiveness, effectiveness, efficiency, performance, productivity, qualityThere are ways to boost the speed of your PC and enhance its performance.how safe something is: securityWe’ve compiled a list of tips on how you can enhance your security when using the internet.ability or knowledge: ability, capability, capacity, learning, skill, understandingA diverse workforce enhances the ability of a business to innovate.enjoyment: enjoyment, experienceKnowing your guests are entertained can only enhance your enjoyment of your wedding day.personal qualities: beauty, self-esteem, vitalityInvolving pupils in decision-making enhances their self-esteem.
 
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