Meaning of “nurture” in the English Dictionary

"nurture" in English

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nurtureverb [ T ]

uk /ˈnɜː.tʃər/ us /ˈnɝː.tʃɚ/ formal

nurturenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈnɜː.tʃər/ us /ˈnɝː.tʃɚ/

(Definition of “nurture” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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nurtureverb [ T ]

us /ˈnɜr·tʃər/

to feed and care for a child, or to help someone or something develop by encouraging that person or thing:

As a record company director, his job is to nurture young talent.

(Definition of “nurture” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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I was hoping that the summit would nurture further exchanges between young people so that we can retain those existing links and build upon them for the future.
I too nurture some small hope.
Above all, it must create the conditions under which the family is recognised as something precious and young married couples have the opportunity to create and nurture a family.
We are citizens of the countries which gave us our birth and infant nurture, which protect us and which have given many of us sanctuary over the years.
Patriotism expresses itself as love for and a desire to nurture national traditions, culture and language, attitudes of respect and devotion to one's own country.
We need to nurture people’s confidence.
We must remember to nurture entrepreneurial spirit from early on, as it serves innovation and encourages demand from the public for innovative goods and services.
If we wish to maintain our relations, we are going to have to look after them, nurture them and invest in them.
Let us promote a revival in research at universities and let us nurture the younger generation of scientists being educated there.
If this food crisis has done one thing, it has alerted us to the fragility of food production and the need to nurture it within the developing world.