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English definition of “nurture”

nurture

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈnɜːtʃər/ formal
ENCOURAGE to encourage or support the development of someone or something: He was an inspiring leader who nurtured the talents of his colleagues.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
LOOK AFTER to look after, feed, and protect young children, animals, or plants: The rains nurtured the newly planted crops.Parenting and caring for children
(Definition of nurture from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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