Bedeutung von “encourage” im 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” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)