to foster musical ability: bồi dưỡng khả năng về nhạc
ấp ủ, nuôi
to foster hopes for success: ấp ủ hy vọng thắng lợi
thuận lợi cho (điều kiện)
khuyến khích, cỗ vũ
(từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) nâng niu; yêu quí
fosters|fostered|fostering'fɑstə(r) ,'fɔ- /'fɒs- noun +United States songwriter whose songs embody the sentiment of the South before the American Civil War (1826-1864) verb +promote the growth of +bring up under fosterage; of children +help develop, help grow adj. +providing or receiving nurture or parental care though not related by blood or legal ties
Cutting back these offshoots fosters growth of the main stem. Representatives have fostered acceptance of our products throughout Europe.
2 bring up, rear, raise, take care of, maintain, care for:
The Cartwrights have fostered eight orphans in their home.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, adjective +verb 1[VN] (written) to encourage sth to develop: The club's aim is to foster better relations within the community. 2 (especially BrE) to take another person's child into your home for a period of time, without becoming his or her legal parents: [VN] They have fostered over 60 children during the past ten years. +[V] We couldn't adopt a child, so we decided to foster. Compare: ADOPT +adjective[only before noun] used with some nouns in connection with the fostering of a child: a foster mother / father / family + foster parents + a foster child + a foster home + foster care
Collocation Dictionary verb
The school has carefully fostered its progressive image.
VERB + FOSTER
help (to) | be designed to
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