Translation of "nurture" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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nurtureverb [ T ]

uk /ˈnɜː.tʃər/ us /ˈnɝː.tʃɚ/ formal

nurture verb [ T ] (HELP DEVELOP)

to take care of, feed, and protect someone or something, especially young children or plants, and help him, her, or it to develop

养育,培育(尤指幼儿或植物)
She wants to stay at home and nurture her children. 她想留在家里照看孩子。
a carefully nurtured garden 精心打理的花园

to help a plan or a person to develop and be successful

促进;扶助;培养
As a record company executive, his job is to nurture young talent. 作为唱片公司主管,他的职责是培养有才华的年轻人。

nurture verb [ T ] (FOR A LONG TIME)

to have a particular emotion, plan, or idea for a long time

(长期)怀有,抱有
Winifred nurtured ambitions for her daughter to be a surgeon. 威妮弗雷德一直盼着她女儿会成为外科医生。

nurturenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈnɜː.tʃər/ us /ˈnɝː.tʃɚ/

the way in which children are treated as they are growing, especially as compared with the characteristics they are born with

教育,培养;尤指后天养育
Which do you believe has the strongest influence on how children develop - nature or nurture? 你认为是先天条件还是后天教育对孩子的成长影响最大?

(Translation of “nurture” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)