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English definition of “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 verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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