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Meaning of FOSTERING

Pronunciation:  f'√Ęsturing

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  raising someone to be an accepted member of the community; "they debated whether nature or nurture was more important"
  2. [n]  encouragement; aiding the development of something
 

FOSTERING is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: breeding, bringing up, fosterage, fosterage, nurture, raising, rearing, upbringing
 
 See Also: acculturation, encouragement, enculturation, socialisation, socialization

 

 

 

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