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en•cour•age



Pronunciation: (en-kûr'ij, -kur'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/encourage.html on line 75 [key]
v.t., -aged, -ag•ing.
1. to inspire with courage, spirit, or confidence: His coach encouraged him throughout the marathon race to keep on running.
2. to stimulate by assistance, approval, etc.: One of the chief duties of a teacher is to encourage students.
3. to promote, advance, or foster: Poverty often encourages crime.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/encourage.html on line 130 encourage (Thesaurus)

 

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