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nurturance

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noun nur·tur·ance \ˈnər-chə-rən(t)s\

Simple Definition of nurturance

  • : the love, care, and attention that you give to someone or something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nurturance

  1. :  affectionate care and attention

nurturant play \-rənt\ adjective

Circa 1938

First Known Use of nurturance

circa 1938


Medical Dictionary

nurturance

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noun nur·tur·ance \ˈnər-chə-rən(t)s\

Medical Definition of nurturance

  1. :  affectionate care and attention

nurturant \-rənt\play adjective



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