Enrichment makes something more meaningful, substantial, or rewarding. Enrichment improves something.

Riches are valuable things, such as money, jewels, and gold. Similarly, enrichment is when something is made more valuable. A reading enrichment program improves education. When vitamins or nutrients are added to food, that’s enrichment because it makes the food healthier. All types of enrichment are improvements; they leave things better than they were before. You can also say such enrichment has enriched your life.

Definitions of enrichment
  1. noun

    act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding

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    the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)
    dressing, fecundation, fertilisation, fertilization

    making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
    top dressing

    a layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in
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    the act of improving something

  2. noun

    a gift that significantly increases the recipient’s wealth

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    something acquired without compensation

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