Translation of "foster" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈfɒs·tər/ us /ˈfɔs·tər/

to look after a child as part of your family for a time, without becoming their legal parent


(Translation of “foster” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

(Translation of “foster” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)