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foster

verb /ˈfostə/
to look after for a period of time; to bring up a child that is not one’s own
acoger, criar
She fostered the children for several months.
to encourage or give help to (ideas etc)
fomentar, promover
She fostered the child’s talents.
foster brother noun ( foster sister) a child that has been fostered in another child’s family.
hermano adoptivo, hermana adoptiva
foster child noun a child fostered by a family.
hijo adoptivo
foster parent (foster father/foster mother) noun a person who looks after a child not his or her own.
padre adoptivo, madre adoptiva
(Definition of foster from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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