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English definition of “foster”


verb [T]     /ˈfɒstər/
ENCOURAGE to encourage a particular feeling , situation , or idea to develop : The growth of the Internet could foster economic development worldwide .Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
CHILD to look after a child as part of your family for a time , without becoming their legal parent Parenting and caring for children
(Definition of foster verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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