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English definition of “nurture”

nurture

verb [T] (HELP DEVELOP)    /ˈnɜː.tʃər/ US  /ˈnɝː.tʃɚ/ formal
to take care of, feed, and protect someone or something, especially young children or plants, and help him, her, or it to develop: She wants to stay at home and nurture her children. a carefully nurtured gardenTreating someone wellGardening - general words to help a plan or a person to develop and be successful: As a record company director, his job is to nurture young talent.Encouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
(Definition of nurture verb (HELP DEVELOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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