Bedeutung von “encourage” im Essential American English Dictionary


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” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)