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"nurture" in British English

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nurtureverb [T]

uk   /ˈnɜː.tʃər/  us   /ˈnɝː.tʃɚ/ formal

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

"nurture" in American English

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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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