Bedeutung von "discourage" Essential English Dictionary

discourage

verb uk /dɪˈskʌrɪdʒ/ (discouraging, discouraged)

to try to persuade someone to stop doing something:

a campaign to discourage people from smoking

to make someone less confident or enthusiastic about something:

The thought of how much work she had to do discouraged her.

(Definition von "discourage" von Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)