encourage /ɪnˈkʌrɪdʒ/ verb [T]
MAKE DO/HAPPEN › to make someone more likely to do something, or make something more likely to happen
cesaret vermek, teşvik etmek [+ to do sth] My parents encouraged me to try new things. Cutting back plants will encourage growth.18701160
GIVE CONFIDENCE/HOPE › to give someone confidence or hope encouragement noun [C, U] ›
özendirmek, körüklemek, yüreklendirmek My parents encouraged me when things weren't going well at school. → Opposite discourage1870
destek, cesaretlendirme Children need lots of encouragement from their parents.