Translation of "nurture" - English-Traditional 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

She wants to stay at home and nurture her children. 她想留在家裡照顧孩子。
a carefully nurtured garden 精心打理的花園

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

As a record company executive, his job is to nurture young talent. 作為唱片公司主管,他的職責是培養有才華的年輕人。

nurture verb [ T ] (FOR A LONG TIME)

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

Winifred nurtured ambitions for her daughter to be a surgeon. 威妮弗雷德一直盼望她女兒會成為外科醫生。

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

Which do you believe has the strongest influence on how children develop - nature or nurture? 你認為先天條件還是後天教育對孩子的成長影響最大?

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