Bedeutung von "encourage" Essential English Dictionary

encourage

verb uk /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒ/ (encouraging, 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 Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)