Bedeutung von "encourage" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


verb us /ɪnˈkɜr·ɪdʒ, ɪnˈkʌr·ɪdʒ/ (present participle encouraging, past tense and past participle encouraged)

B1 to say good things to someone that will make them confident about doing something:

My parents encouraged me to try new things.

B1 to make something more likely to happen:

We hope the new hotel will encourage tourism.

(Definition von "encourage" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)