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English definition of “foster”


verb [T] (ENCOURAGE)    /ˈfɒs.tər/ US  /ˈfɑː.stɚ/
to encourage the development or growth of ideas or feelings : I'm trying to foster an interest in classical music in my children . They were discussing the best way to foster democracy and prosperity in the former communist countries .Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of foster verb (ENCOURAGE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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