Translation of "encourage" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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encourageverb [ T ]

uk /ɪnˈkʌr.ɪdʒ/ us /ɪnˈkɝː.ɪdʒ/

B1 to make someone more likely to do something, or to make something more likely to happen

[ T + to infinitive ] We were encouraged to learn foreign languages at school. 在校時,學校鼓勵我們學習外語。
The council is encouraging the development of the property for both employment and recreation. 市政委員會鼓勵開發該項房地産的目的在於促進就業和增加娛樂設施。

B1 to talk or behave in a way that gives someone confidence to do something

They've always encouraged me in everything I've wanted to do. 不論我想做甚麽,他們總是會鼓勵我。

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